August 2009

Mozilla Project Weekly Status: August 31st

ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO) Lots of new stuff in 5.0.9 Collections Phase II Add-on recommendations Collection based statistics Rating for collections Public Stats Dashboard Contributions on search results, home page, and category pages Post-install “Meet the Developer” pages now available via the Developer Tools Next release (5.1!) is 9/24, will be focused on the Developer Hub Join us in Miami on 9/15 or Chicago on 9/29 for our Add-ons meetups FIREFOX Firefox Front End Work review our list of active projects and this quarter’s goals last week’s team progress reports are available on Planet Firefox, which will get prettier in time Firefox…

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Mozilla Project Weekly Status: August 24th

ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO) NYC meet-up a success Collections, Phase II goes live Thursday – collection ratings, collection stats, add-on recommendations — check it out on preview (also, public stats dashboard) Add-on Developer Hub mock-ups posted Coming Up for AMO! FIREFOX Firefox Front End Work review our list of active projects and this quarter’s goals as well, our team is blogging progress reports on Planet Mozilla which is hopefully helpful; eventually we’ll have a better way to do this roundup, but for now: Dietrich would like to talk to you about progress we’ve enjoyed on startup performance, as would Drew Boriss needs…

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Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 Released

Mozilla Messaging has released Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 on August 20th. Users will be prompted for an automatic update within the next 72 hours.Those wishing to upgrade now can do so via the Help Menu, Check For Updates option or by downloading the latest release at getthunderbird.com. Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 contains many security fixes and the full details can be found in the Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 Release Notes.

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Mozilla Project Weekly: August 17, 2009

ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO) blog post from Fligtar on Add-on usage went out last week. 5.0.9 code freeze this week Bandwagon Phase II (stats and recommendations) Contributions update (now on category pages and front page) FIREFOX Firefox 3.0.13 -> 3.5.2 major update major update was on the wire since 3.5.2 shipped (users had to “check for updates”) “unthrottled” the offer on Thursday Firefox 3.0.13 users will now receive an offer to update automatically Firefox 3.0.14 code frozen qa is testing on track for early/mid September release Firefox 3.5.3 code frozen qa is testing on track for early/mid September release Firefox 3.6 all…

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Firefox 3/3.5 Major Update Live

Earlier, this week it was mentioned during the Mozilla Project Weekly Meeting, there was a Major Update planed to take users from the current Firefox 3.0.13 to Firefox 3.5.2. However, at that time it has not determined when this Major Update was going to be rolled out. It has been announced the Major Update has/is been/being rolled out now. Firefox 3.0 users at some point will be presented with the update offer. You can also get the update ofr’ by selecting Check for Updates from the Help menu. The choices are fairy similar to those presented in the previous Major…

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Firefox 3.6 Tidbits

A bit of a Smörgåsbord of Firefox 3.6 news from the past couple weeks. Firefox 3.6a1 Released On August 7th, the first (and only) Alpha build of Firefox 3.6 code name Namoroka was released. Firefox 3.6b1 Next Milestone According to this week’s Mozilla Project Weekly meeting, the next milestone is going to be Beta 1. I knew Mozilla had an aggressive release schedule planned for Firefox 3.6, but this seems a little extreme. When I get some time, I am going to get the Alpha 1 milestone downloaded and installed or jump into the nightly builds like I’ve been doing…

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Mozilla Project Weekly: August 10, 2009

ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO) NYC Meetup on August 18th Extend Firefox 3.5 contest – Contest Site Add-on Verification Suite is on AMO FIREFOX Firefox 3.0.13 -> 3.5.2 major update planning to “push” a major update to users of Firefox 3.0.13 haven’t determined schedule yet, but either this week or next Firefox 3.0.14 code freeze tomorrow targeting early September release Firefox 3.5.3 code freeze tomorrow targeting early September release Firefox 3.6 Firefox 3.6 Alpha 1 shipped on Friday, August 7th updated the plan to reflect what we’ve talked about for the past two months next milestone: Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 plan on branching…

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