Mozilla Project Weekly Status: February 23rd

Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 by El Guru in 2, 3 (Shredder), Firefox, Fx 3.0, Fx 3.5, Mozilla News, Thunderbird

ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO)

  • 5.0.2 release last week: Fixed bugs

    • Updated developer dashboards
    • Extension permalinks (now developers can link directly to the latest version of an add-on)
    • Enhanced anonymized stats tracking of logged-in vs logged-out users

  • Compatibility update
    • 79% of add-ons compatible with Fx3.1
    • Email to developers went out a little over a week ago, response has been positive but many are waiting for b3 before putting significant work into compatibility
  • AMO Mascot/Logo by Sean Martell

FIREFOX

Firefox 3.0.7

  • Beta this Wednesday afternoon
  • Release next Wednesday at 3pm if all goes well

Firefox 3.0.8

  • Code freeze is March 17 at 11:59pm
  • Release in mid-April

Fx 3.1b3 (Shiretoko) – Status: Pending Code Freeze

  • Front-end blockers looking good: only ~20 blockers without patches remaining, only two of which are complicated
  • Polish bugs are continuing to get fixed; would love more help and community contributions on them
  • Moving into early planning and scoping for next version this week, should have something to report next week on that. Initial steps will be looking for wins on performance and code cleanup, as well as feature work that dropped out of Firefox 3.1
  • Beta 3 is getting close, update at tomorrow’s development meeting

GECKO

Gecko 1.9.1

THUNDERBIRD

Thunderbird 2.0.0.21

  • Code freeze this Friday
  • Fixes in sync with Firefox 3.0.7
  • Aiming to release in mid-March

TBird 3.0b2 (Shredder) – Status: Code Freeze

  • Code frozen
  • Tomorrow’s build will be the first release candidate for 3.0b2
  • comm-central is open for 3.0b3 checkins
  • More details about 3.0b3 plan available shortly

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