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Stuck on Firefox 3.6.3pre

After my earlier Firefox Lorentz Beta Released post, I noticed something didn’t seem quite right with my Firefox nightly build. For one thing I had not seen the Mozilla Runtime Environment (mozilla-runtime.exe) kicking in for Flash sites. I also kept noticing that every time I would get an update offer I was being informed Chrome Edit Plus add-on was not compatible and would be disabled. Also each time thought I had updated when Firefox restarted I would get an updated noticed for 3.6.4pre but when I went to install I would get an error about not being able to find…

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Some ‘Brief’ Issues

First off this post has nothing to do with underwear but rather Brief – feed reading extension for Firefox. I’ve been using this extension to handle all my RSS feeds for quite some time and never really had problems. Then a while back I started to notice that even though I have it set to automatically check for new feeds about every 10-minutes it wasn’t. Further when I opened Brief in a tab I would notice the progress bar was stalled at around 95%. If I pressed the ‘stop’ button and then did a manual check, it would work fine….

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Mozilla Project Weekly Status: November 30th

ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO) 3.6 compatibility up to 58% Engaging with a number of high probability authors who will bump this number by ~10% or more when they flip to 3.6. Blog from Jenny Boriss on redesigning the Add-ons Manager FIREFOX Firefox 3.0.16 / Firefox 3.5.6 builds started today planning to go to beta this week, after QA spot checks on track for mid-December ship date Firefox 3.0.17 / Firefox 3.5.7 schedules posted early February release target any feedback on these? Firefox 3.0.15 -> 3.5.5 Prompted Major Update (PMU) overall crashes in 3.5.5 are down from 3.5.3 and 3.5.4 thanks to CrashKill…

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Mozilla Project Weekly Status: November 23, 2009

ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO) 3.6 compatibility up to 58% Engaging with a number of high probability authors who will bump this number by ~10% or more when they flip to 3.6. Blog from Jenny Boriss on redesigning the Add-ons Manager FIREFOX Firefox 3.0.16 / Firefox 3.5.6 QA is currently testing should give a go to build in a week Firefox 3.0.17 / Firefox 3.5.7 should have a schedule this week likely targeting late January release Namoroka (Firefox 3.6) there are still over 80 blockers left to be fixed for Firefox 3.6 many are fixed on other branches and need to be moved…

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Mozilla Weekly Status: November 2, 2009

NOTE: The US and many other countries ended Daylight Savings Time early Sunday morning and returned to Standard Time. So now the Update meeting with be at 19:00 UTC (the “new” 11am PST) Monday. ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO) Thanks for coming to last week’s meetup, about 40 people showed up and a good time was had by all Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 was launched last week along with the new Add-on Compatibility Reporter 3600 active users 363 reports of incompatible add-ons, 857 reports of compatible ones Currently about 54% of usage is compatible with some version of Fx 3.6 but only 39%…

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Mozilla Project Weekly Status: October 12, 2009

ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO) AMO 5.2 Code freeze tomorrow Personas in AMO Download sources Add-ons Meetup in MV tomorrow at 7! Fx 3.6 Compatibility at 52% FIREFOX Firefox 3.0.15 / Firefox 3.5.4 3.5.4 went to beta early on Friday, hoping to get better coverage 3.0.15 will go to beta this week, likely Wednesday Still on track for release on October 21 Firefox 3.0.16 / Firefox 3.5.5 no set schedule yet opening the tree and starting approvals this afternoon Namoroka (Firefox 3.6) No more front-end beta blockers (bug queries). moving on to remaining 3.6 blockers so that we’re in a good position to…

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Mozilla Project Weekly: September 28th, 2009

ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO) AMO 5.1 launches this week Reviewed proposed review process on new editor call Chicago Meetup on Sept 29 at Threadless HQ! Get ready for Firefox 3.6! FIREFOX Firefox 3.0.15 on track for October 21 releases Firefox 3.5.4 on track for October 21 releases Namoroka (Firefox 3.6) The new Troubleshooting Information (about:support) page landed on trunk and branch (bug 367596) Lightweight theme support has landed (aka: native Personas) through presently the gallery at getpersonas.com doesn’t recognize the native client support we have 27 front end blockers to knock down, 7 of which to complete before beta a beta schedule…

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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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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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