January 2008

Thunderbird 3 Plans for 2008

David Ascher head of the newly formed MailCo has posted plans for Thunderbird 3. The main plan is to increase the already sizable user base (millions) by including with Thunderbird 3 built-in calendar integration (based off of Lighting) much like Microsoft Outlook.  Also to introduce a better search function such as those found in Gmail or Mail.app. In addition to these plans is the goal is to have a final release of Thunderbird 3 by the end of 2008. Here is an overview of David’s plans for Thunderbird 3 in 2008: Goal: To have at public milestone build of Thunderbird…

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Week Update 2008-01-28

Reminder: Due to the scheduled meeting time and my work schedule, I am not be able to get the meeting notes posted until the following Tuesday. Here’s an overview of this week’s Update Meeting: Fx 2.0.0.12 Release Schedule Updated: Code Freeze: Friday, January 25 QA Testing: Tuesday, January29 Beta Channel Release: Tuesday, February 5 Scheduled to Release: Tuesday, February 12 Gecko 1.9 Beta 3 Status of Beta 3: 55 P1s 168 P2s 186 P3s Firefox 3 Beta 3 < 20 P1s, getting close to b3-ready, freeze is tomorrow. Global frecency landed, even-more-awesomebar Proto for OS X landed last night, for…

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Thunderbird 3 Plans for 2008

David Ascher head of the newly formed MailCo has posted plans for Thunderbird 3. The main plan is to increase the already sizable user base (millions) by including with Thunderbird 3 built-in calendar integration (based off of Lighting) much like Microsoft Outlook. Also to introduce a better search function such as those found in Gmail or Mail.app. In addition to these plans is the goal is to have a final release of Thunderbird 3 by the end of 2008. Here is an overview of David’s plans for Thunderbird 3 in 2008: Goal: To have at public milestone build of Thunderbird…

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Ten Years of Mozilla

Press Release from Netscape Communications Corp: MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (January 22, 1998 ) — Netscape Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: NSCP) today announced bold plans to make the source code for the next generation of its highly popular Netscape Communicator client software available for free licensing on the Internet. The company plans to post the source code beginning with the first Netscape Communicator 5.0 developer release, expected by the end of the first quarter of 1998. This aggressive move will enable Netscape to harness the creative power of thousands of programmers on the Internet by incorporating their best enhancements into future versions…

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Review: URL Link

When I first saw this extension over at Learn Firefox, I was thinking it was just a scaled down version of Linky. But I decided I would go ahead and give it go anyway, especially since I discovered I don’t have Linky on this machine. Further I also discovered Linky hasn’t been updated since March 2006 and maxes out on the Firefox 3.0 builds at Alpha 3 (Beta 2 is the current build). So I installed it in both Firefox and Thunderbird and restarted the applications. First thing that happened when I restarted I was presented with dialog box telling…

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Week Update 2008-01-14

Reminder: Due to the scheduled meeting time and my work schedule, I am not be able to get the meeting notes posted until the following Tuesday. Here’s an overview of this week’s Update Meeting: Fx 2.0.0.12 Code Freeze: Friday, January 18 Scheduled to release on February 5, 2008 This is in bug triage and bug fix verification right now. Updated the release checklist Fx 3.0/Gecko 1.9 Beta 3- Status of Beta 3: 24 P1s 142 P2s 185 P3s Reminder: Next proposed freeze is on Jan 22. Testing new features: Places [abillings], added litmus test cases for privacy/security (page info cookie…

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