Mozilla Project Weekly Status: June 1, 2009

Posted: Monday, June 1, 2009 by El Guru in 2, 3 (Shredder), Add-ons, Firefox, Fx 3.0, Fx 3.5, Fx 3.6, Mozilla News, Thunderbird


  • Add-ons on ICHC!
  • 5.0.6 launch date is 6/9, check out our preview
    • Site redesign
    • Collections
  • Compatibility up to 67%
    • Only major add-ons who haven’t moved are Java Console and Firebug
      • Firebug with 3.5.* compatibility in alpha
      • Java Console may be abandoned, we’re investigating
  • Fligtar created an amazing bug status dashboard
  • Add-ons meetup very well attended, around 70 attendees
    • Photos from Alex Sirota of FoxyTunes
    • Fill our our survey so we can decide how to make the meet-ups better


  • Firefox 3.0.11
    • Shipping this week (targeting Wednesday or Thursday)
  • Firefox 3.0.12
    • Targeting mid-July release
    • Code freeze is set for June 16
  • Firefox 3.5
    • 1 blocker left and it’s actually already done!
    • monitoring code freeze and helping where possible by finding regression ranges, etc, looking to help QA with testing phase as well
  • Firefox 3.6 (Namoroka)


  • Down to 8 blockers!
  • Welcome Luke Wagner who hails from Texas A&M. Joining the JS team and will be working in Mountain View.
  • Blocker Status:
    • 0 final blocker bugs left in content.
    • 1 GFX final blockers (which is ready to land).
    • 0 Layout final blockers.
    • 4 JS Blockers. (Last week: 13)
    • 2 Non-code related blockers which are tracking testing issues.
  • 4 noms needing triage.
  • For weekly engineering meeting notes and other info see the Platform page.
  • 8 total 1.9.1 blockers (two weeks ago: 33).


  • Thunderbird / Gecko
    • Missed code freeze
    • Hoping to firm up today, hand off to build tonight or tomorrow
    • Might shift final release date by a day or two

Complete Meeting Notes


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