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5-August-2008

Firefox 3.1 Meeting Minutes: 2008-08-05

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Firefox 3.1 Meeting Details

  • Tuesdays – Firefox 3 – 11:00am Pacific, 2:00pm Eastern, 18:00 UTC

  • Mozilla Building S
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x91 Conf# 217 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 217 (US)
  • irc.mozilla.org #shiretoko for backchannel

(See Platform#Meeting_Notes for Gecko 1.9.1 progress)


Firefox 3.1

  • Status of items that didn’t make Alpha 1

    • offline storage / local storage – try to get it in this week/next week

    • downloadable fonts – mostly works, some hacky bits, big issue will be clean
    • native JSON – going well, not at risk
    • media queries – landed!
    • Password Manager to mozStorage – nailed down, working on tests, not at risk
  • New in nightlies

    • <video> using Ogg

    • media queries
  • Items identified as At Risk / Long Poles

    • worker threads – potential risk, still looking hard

    • SVG image decoding – CUT
    • bulk tagging (bug 412002) – some add-on uplift available
    • add-on updating – waiting for rob on review, needs testing
    • private browsing mode – at severe risk
    • front end polish work – unscoped, underresourced, at risk
    • prism uplift – at risk
    • color management profile on by default – Making progress – will determine if libpr0n threading is necessary by the end of wed
    • Places performance work
    • default theme cleanup/revisions
  • Security reviews

    • beltzner to whip
  • Beta 1 Schedule

    • proposed code freeze August 19th, string freeze August 15th

    • 20 blockers for 3.1/1.9.1
    • 89 blocking nominations
    • ongoing 2.0.0.x / 3.0.x work to consider
    • joduinn unsure that we can get the l10n-infra requirements done in time
      • issue1: aaravind needs to set up l10n repos (he’s on vacation this week)

      • issue2: cvs files from old l10n repos need to be migrated & verified
        • snapshot? manual? axel and john disagreed
      • issue3: need to test / try to see if automation works
      • issue4: localizer tutorial on mercurial
      • no eta on how long issues2/3/4 will take
      • beltzner, joduinn and pike to take this offline


Localization

  • one repo per locale that overlays all mozilla projects

  • see above, potential long pole for Beta 1
  • will likely import a snapshot from CVS, losing blame history (significantly easier)


QA

  • Firefox 3.1 TestPlan

  • Pairing QA resources to features
  • Feature Areas needing more information (dev, spec):
    • add-on updating – waiting for rob on review, needs testing

    • private browsing mode – needs resource, at risk
    • front end polish work – unscoped, underresourced, at risk
  • QA resources will be light in August


Build

  • FF3.1b1 will be done manually.

    • no updates from alpha -> beta


Roundtable

  • bug 448616 – we have no symbols for nightlies

  • bug 433710 – graph server still isn’t looking at memory leak configurations

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