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Firefox 3.1 Meeting Minutes: 2008-10-08

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Firefox Product Delivery Meeting Details

  • Wednesdays – Firefox 3 – 11:00am Pacific, 2:00pm Eastern, 18:00 UTC
  • Mozilla Building S
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x91 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 2.0.0.x / 3.0.x

  • Currently in triage.
  • Scheduled code freeze date is October 24, final ship date is November 12.


  • Weekly common issues
    • New issues:
      • Updates to 3.0.3 “failing”
      • People complaining about “pushed” updates
      • Still have issues with Password manager in 3.0.3, may be bug 457358
      • Specific crash causes
      • Still have trouble with logging in to Yahoo specifically and with cookies in general.

Firefox 3.1

Beta 1

  • builds coming out now
  • QA estimate is 5-6 days
  • looking to launch next week

Beta 2


  • Private browsing documentation:
    • Official name?
    • More info on features (UI specifically)
  • Please use “user-doc-needed” when submitting patches that change user facing options, strings, etc.


44 locales with localizer commits:
be ca cs de en-GB eo es-AR es-ES et eu fi fr fy-NL ga-IE gu-IN he hi-IN hu id it ja ja-JP-mac ko lt mk nb-NO nl nn-NO oc pa-IN pl pt-BR pt-PT ro ru si sk sq sr sv-SE tr uk zh-CN zh-TW

19 locales with just Axel:
af ar as bg cy da el gl is ka kn ku ml mn mr sl ta te th

l10n dashboard going through unification for fx3, tb2, sb1, sm2.


  • Tracking Testplan Beta 1 testing began yesterday
  • Fx3.1 Feature testing progress spreadsheet
    • Testplan completion %: 58%
    • Estimated testcases: 382
    • Testcase completion %: 18%
      • Targeted % by Beta 2 ship: Testplans 100% | Testcases 50%
      • Targeted % by RC1 ship: Testplans 100% | Testcases 90%
  • As always, Feature Testplans and progress here.

Release Engineering

  • tree open, so now ok to enable a11y tests? bug 424195


  • Beta messaging
    • Figure out which developer features to highlight
    • Message what isn’t complete and will continue to be enhanced
    • Which features we should not highlight (performance?)



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