Mozilla Project Weekly Status: May 4th 2009


  • New blog template, thanks to morgamic, Sean Martell, and the kubrick folks
  • New policy around “no surprises” posted to blog
  • New category pages and simple user profiles
  • New developer agreement
  • 3.5.* now active in AMO, sending out email today or tomorrow to extension developers, currently around 52% are compatible with 3.5.* and higher
  • 5.0.6 release totally focused on reskin and Bandwagon, will ship May 28
  • AMO Presentation now up on Slideshare, will blog this week.
  • Welcome Chris Howse AMO Design Intern!


  • Firefox 3.0.9
    • Released April 22nd
  • Firefox 3.0.10
    • Firedrill Release April 27th
  • Final major update for Firefox 2.0.0.x
    • Scrapped due to Firefox 3.0.10 Firedrill
    • Planned for another 2 to 3 weeks
  • Firefox 3.5


  • Beta 4 progress: Shipped. Now, watching feedback and nom queues for issues and fixing remaining blockers to get us to RC 1.
  • Last week we completed a round of planning for each team:
    • For overall Platform planning, see this wiki page.
    • Next steps are to discuss the overall plan for what the next Gecko release (post 1.9.1) will look like, not just features, but duration and timing.
  • Blocker Status:
    • 13 final blocker bugs left in content. (9 last time)
    • 6 GFX final blockers. (Two weeks ago: 3)
    • 5 Layout final blockers. Six have patches. (Two weeks ago: 9)
    • 0 SVG final blockers (Last time: 2).
    • JS with 15 blockers. (Two weeks ago: 29)
  • Triage needed. 25 noms are in the queue right now.
  • For weekly engineering meeting notes and other info see the Platform page.
  • 58 total 1.9.1 blockers (two weeks ago: 73).


  • TBird 3.0b3 (Shredder) – Status: In Progress
    • 3.0b3 schedule has slipped; new schedule forthcoming

Complete Meeting Notes