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Firefox 3.1 Meeting Minutes: 2009-02-18

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Firefox Product Delivery Meeting Details

  • Wednesdays – Firefox 3 – 11:00am Pacific, 2:00pm Eastern, 19:00 UTC
  • Mozilla Building S
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 8605 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8605 (US)
  • #shiretoko for backchannel

NOTE: See Platform#Meeting_Notes for development meeting notes

Firefox 3.0.x

  • Firefox 3.0.7
    • Need to re-spin tomorrow to pick up another security fix
    • This pushes the release a couple of days at least
    • Will know more on final and beta release days as QA tests
  • Firefox 3.0.8
    • Aiming for mid-April release

Firefox 3.1 Development

Development Update

Daily users (weekly average across versions)

  • 3.1b2 – 360k
  • Shiretoko – 10k
  • Minefield – 8k

Beta 3


  • Support 3.1 numbers: 19 threads out of 2034 (0.9%)
    • AVG-caused breaking enter button in location bar is still top issue.
  • .NET in useragent also affects third party extension sites which can serve the wrong extension version or say not compatible: i.e. Google toolbar.
  • What could cause dictionaries to disappear? Some users have trouble with spell checker that installing a dictionary fixes.
    • Axel wonders if this is a 3.0.x installed over 2.x deal due to the change from myspell -> hunspell in 3.0
    • we need someone from QA to ensure that an install-over (not upgrade) from -> 3.0.0x



  • Financial Institution page is up. Please signup to test on Firefox 3.1 nightlies! (Drop a mail to for now)
    • Tip: If websites are not rendering or loading correctly on the nightlies, be sure to follow these steps first before reporting a bug.
    • Q: We are starting to see websites that are not supported on beta 2. What’s the best way to report this list and to who?
  • Firefox 3.1 Feature testing progress:
    • Testplans (93% completed)
    • Testcases (91% completed)
  • 32 1.9.1 bugs verified last week
  • Beta 3 testplan pending builds
  • Fx3.0.7 -> 3.1b3 MU Trial Run testplan pending builds

Release Engineering

  • No news.


  • Fx 3.1 compatibility email sent last week to top 500 developers not yet on 3.1.
  • Expanding editorial team
  • Conduit


  • As a follow-up to last week’s discussion on AVG bug 475653, we’ve been talking with the dev group who has prepped a fix and will be shipping shortly. Version 8.0 and below of SafeSearch will be nominated for blocklisting in 3.1.




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