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Mozilla Project Meeting Minutes: 2011-03-14

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Product Status Updates

Firefox 4

  • RC is now the Firefox 4 Desktop build that has the most users (yay!)
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  • Schedule for 3.6.16 and 3.5.18 is up
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  • Miramar Alpha 3 scheduled to ship Tuesday, containing, among other things:
    • tab re-ordering and undo close bug 468808
    • improved “new mail account” wizard


  • No update this week
  • Hard at work on new Hackasaurus and Badges deliverables this week — will share next week


The limit is 3 minutes per speaker. It’s like a lightning talk, but don’t feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation.





More Details
Your Title Here

Your Name Here

What are you going to talk about?

Links to slides or images you want displayed on screen

Link to where audience can find out more information
reddit discussion for Firefox 4 RC

William Reynolds

Recap of reddit talk with Mozillians


reddit discussion

Status Updates By Team






Release Engineering


Desktop Firefox
  • Signed off on RC build to beta on Weds
Test Automation
  • Projects shipping this week:
    • SUMO 2.6.1 (Tuesday Wednesday)
    • WoW Demos (Thursday 03/10)
    • RC Pages ( Wednesday 03/09)
    • Demo Room ( mostly stuff that IT has to push once they do I will just verify on production)
    • AMO 6.0.0
QA Services
  • Unconfirmed bugs test day was perofrmed: test day results. AnthonyDa was our top tester!
Browser Technologies
  • Signed off Test Pilot 1.1
  • Sync is code completed for Firefox 4. In final testing stages
  • SCL2 datacenter reverted sync registratio servers to PHP
  • Addons Builder deployed v0.9
  • Fennec RC1 code freeze is delayed

Automation & Tools

  • Happy Pi day from the A-team (courtesy of jmaher)
  • JSReftest and crashtest patches have landed for Android automation
  • Bugzilla 4.0 (with all our BMO extensions) is available in staging, help us test and give us some feedback.
  • Working on two Talos improvements:
    • Talos startup should include paint time bug 612190
      • Just waiting on new tests to be added to graph server
    • Add xperf measurement to win7 talos runs bug 609111
      • In development
  • More notes available on our page





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  • Firefox 4 Launch:
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Developer Engagement





Developer Tools




Introducing New Hires

Research intern: Tim Chevalier

Mentor: Dave Herman

Research intern: Lindsey Kuper

Mentor: Dave Herman

Foundation Updates

(with User Engagement team)

  • Join Mozilla went live in beta on Friday
  • Huge thank you to everyone who helped with ideas, design, code, l10n, QA, legal, and security
  • Plan to be in beta for next 6-8 weeks, followed by rolling campaigns throughout the year
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