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Firefox/Gecko Delivery Meeting Minutes: 2011-03-23

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Firefox/Gecko Delivery Meeting Details

  • Wednesdays – 11:00am PDT, 18:00 UTC
  • Mountain View Offices: Warp Core Conference Room
  • Toronto Offices: Fin du Monde Conference Room
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 8605 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8605 (US)
  • #planning for backchannel
  • (the developer meeting takes place on Tuesdays)

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  • actions from last week:
  • schedule and progress on upcoming releases
  • review highlights and notices
  • respond to questions and concerns

Action Items

Schedule & Progress on Upcoming Releases

Firefox 4 (Desktop)

  • we done shipped

Point releases

Firefox 4 (Mobile)

Firefox 3.6/3.5

Firefox 3.6.16 and 3.5.18

Firefox 3.6.17 and 3.5.19

  • Code freeze for blockers is TOMORROW. Nag emails just went out

Firefox Sync

Add-on Builder 1.0a9

  • Release will happen tomorrow
  • Search is up next (backend service already finished & landed)
  • Will be touching base with marketing to plan beta announcement

Add-on SDK 1.0b4

  • RC1 shipped on schedule last Wednesday, March 16
  • RC2 shipped morning of yesterday, Tuesday, March 22 to pick up fix for test failure and a couple ridealongs
  • RC3 shipped evening of yesterday, Tuesday, March 22 to pick up fix for one more test failure that slipped through the cracks during earlier RC testing
  • final on track to ship tomorrow Thursday, March 24

Add-on SDK 1.0b5

  • timeline:
    • Thaw: Monday, March 21 (we ended up thawing yesterday, Tuesday, March 22)
    • Freeze: Wednesday, April 27 @ 11am PT
    • RC1: Wednesday, April 27
    • Final: Wednesday, May 4
  • goals TBD
  • this will be the last 1.0 beta release

Add-on SDK 1.0

  • proposed timeline:
    • RC: Wednesday, May 25
    • Final: Wednesday, June 8

Input 3.4

Next stop is Input 4.x! The biggest things will be support for nightly users and an API (with a corresponding program to integrate feedback into several Mozilla web services)

Feedback Summary

  • So far, feedback on social networks like twitter and fb have been extremely positive, with most complaints around add-on compatibility and OMG UI change.
  • Known bug with release version on input graphs, so we can’t really use it as is to see how we’re doing–should be fixed with next release.

Highlights / Notices

Questions and Concerns

  • How would you like feedback team to continue giving feedback? Any changes need to be made? How can we improve?

Press & Public Reactions

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