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Re: Mozilla plans for the lenny cycle

On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 08:51:52AM +0200, Mike Hommey wrote:
> Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt didn't write:
> The currently known upstream plans are the following:
> - Firefox 3.0 is expected around Q2 2007.
> - Xulrunner 1.9 should be expected at the same time.
> - Seamonkey 1.5 should be expected some time in 2007.
> - Thunderbird 3.0 is expected around Q1 2008.

Firefox3.0 is expected in december 2007 ... more realistically in
januar 2008 ... thats what I heard in one of the last firefox status

for thunderbird 3.0 ... I would expect nothing.

> They are all expected to be buildable on top of xulrunner (except itself,
> obviously), which means we'll finally be able to have less pain for
> stable maintenance. Even if not, it is my personal lenny goal to make
> this happen.

ack ... if there is something missing for this, we should definitly
contribute upstream. They are probably happy to get help on this
... of course we have to begin in time ... e.g. submit patches at best
before ffox beta 2 (read: end Q2/ start Q3 2007).

> As no other roadmap has been publicly depicted, I can't tell if by 18
> months Firefox will be at version 4 or other, but it is likely that
> there won't be new major releases for Firefox after 3.0 before Lenny,
> effort probably going on the Mozilla 2.0 platform, which has a huge
> change plan, thus may take a while to come to completion.

no comment and info on this from my side.

 - Alexander

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