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status update

maintained by Alex Bishop <>

Friday June 20, 2003 (Status Update #204)

This status update page is updated approximately once a week. To get news in between these updates, you are invited to check out MozillaZine, a site devoted to Mozilla news and advocacy.

Previous Updates

Mozilla 1.4 Release Candidate 2

Mozilla 1.4 Release Candidate 2 has been released. A further release candidate will ship early next week.

Mozilla Thunderbird

New Mozilla Thunderbird builds with support for installing extensions have been released. Read Scott MacGregor's post to the MozillaZine Forums for more details. A page of information about creating extensions has been published and the first official add-on, Offline Support, has already been released. More extensions are available from Extension Room and Mozilla Thunderbird Help.

Technology Evangelism

Bob Clary has posted an update on the reorganization of the Mozilla technology evangelism effort. Site evangelism bugs are now categorised in Bugzilla by language rather than region. Triagers can help out by moving the remaining bugs from the old obsolete components to the new language-based ones.

Mozilla Start Page

Gervase Markham is looking for someone to update the script on the Mozilla start page that encourages users to upgrade to the latest Mozilla version. JavaScript hackers should apply to bug 209537.

Mozilla Calendar Alarms

If Mozilla Calendar has been started, but is not currently running, an alarm going off will cause the Calendar icon in the Component Bar to change (similar to the Mail & Newsgroups new mail biff notification) (bug 134969).


Java plug-in integration has been improved on Linux and Solaris (bug 185000).

Mac OS X Icons

High-resolution application and document icons for Mac OS X have been checked in to the 1.4 branch (they were checked in to the trunk last week) (bug 88393).

Tree Status

The trunk is currently open (but check tinderbox for the latest status). Checkins to the 1.4 branch require approval from

Staff Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the staff meeting of Monday 2nd June and Monday 9th June are now available.

Independent Status Reports

Third party updates from Sunday 15th June are now available.

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