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Firefox/Gecko Delivery Meeting Minutes: 2011-07-13

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 11:00 pm


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Planning 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 & Progress on Upcoming Releases

Firefox Desktop

Release (3.6, 5.0)

  • Firefox 5.0.1 and 3.6.19 went out on Tuesday (background)
    • Shipped mac-only updates
    • Updated the website download buttons 5.0.1 for all platforms
    • For more details, see Christian’s blog post

Beta (6)

  • Going to ask for a (non-urgent) build today
    • This build will have js PGO turned off again (it’s currently on) as we don’t intend to ship with it (accidentally had it enabled through a comedy of errors, whoops)
    • Christian still needs to check with mobile before sending a go
    • Christian still needs to check on beta approvals before sending the go

Aurora (7)

  • Daily updates are being generated and offered

Nightly (8)

  • bug 663259 – [Mac] Async Plugin should default to true
  • bug 571454 – Back button does not work along edge of screen
  • bug 661910 – Windows XULRunner Aurora 6 SDK is missing
  • bug 592833 – Reduce thread usage of media elements
  • bug 557226 – [OOPP] plugin name should be reflected in Mac OS X plugin process names

Firefox Mobile


  • Didn’t create a 5.0.1 because the issues only affected desktop Mac


  • Will be built at the same time (from the same changeset) as desktop



Firefox Sync

Add-on Builder Beta!

Add-on SDK 1.0

Input 4.1

Feedback Summary

  • Youtube broke (all on-site videos were solid black) on 7/8, works over https. It was fixed the next day but users needed to clear cache. (Some users also had to disable zynga toolbar).
  • Beta (6) feedback: Extensions, extensions, extensions. And Firefox updates too often.

Press & Public Reactions

Questions, Comments and Highlights

Actions this week

  • Asa to write up a post-facto feature page on async plugin painting on mac

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