Mozilla Project Weekly Status: 2009-04-20

Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 by El Guru in Add-ons, Firefox, Fx 3.0, Fx 3.5, Fx 3.6, Mozilla News, Thunderbird


  • Compatibility Update
    • 77% of add-ons now compatible with Fx3.1b3 and above
    • Measuring was revised to exclude the Sun Java Console because of impact on user experience and they way they do updates. Measured the old way, 3.1b3 compatibility is now at 70.4%, still an increase.


  • Firefox 3.0.9
    • On schedule to ship tomorrow
  • Firefox 3.0.10
    • Code freeze is set for Wednesday at 11:59pm
    • Aiming for mid-late May release
  • Final major update for Firefox 2.0.0.x
    • Planning a major update for mid-next week
  • Firefox 3.5
    • Firefox Front End Work
    • Firefox 3.5 Beta 4
        • we are string frozen
        • code freeze coming ASAP, JS bugs should be finished today
        • release still aimed at late this week


  • Beta 4 progress: JS has 6 bugs blocking the last planned beta, and 3 of those 6 have patches or has a potential fix. Overall, 7 remaining P1s.
  • Don’t forget, Platform planning ongoing:
    • There’s several ongoing dev.planning discussions of the work lists for each of the groups. Links to threads: Javascript, GFX, Layout, and Content.
    • For overall Platform planning, see this wiki page.
    • Next steps are to discuss the overall plan for what the next Gecko release will look like, not just features, but duration and timing.
  • Check out Taras Glek’s talk on Pork.
  • Blocker Status:
    • 9 final blocker bugs left in content. (9 last time)
    • 3 GFX final blockers. (Last week: 4)
    • 9 Layout final blockers. Six have patches. (Last week: 11)
    • 2 SVG final blockers.
    • JS with 29 blockers. (Last week: 37)
  • Triage needed. 23 (I updated this number this time!) noms are in the queue right now.
  • For weekly engineering meeting notes and other info see the Platform page.
  • 73 total 1.9.1 blockers (two weeks ago: 70).


Complete Meeting Notes

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