Tree Closes Tonight for Mozilla 0.9.9
Tuesday February 19th, 2002
mozilla.org will begin the process to release Mozilla 0.9.9 tonight at 11:59 pm pacific by closing the tree to free checkins. Mozilla 0.9.9 is the last major milestone prior to 1.0, and includes numerous bugfixes in composer, history, and other areas. Along with this, likely new features that will be in the milestone include a new full screen window mode, set image as wallpaper, and composer publishing.
Following the tree close tonight, expect up to a week of tree closure for stability and regression fixes, then a branch to be cut some time next week. As soon as the branch is cut, the trunk will reopen for Mozilla 1.0 checkins. mozilla.org is shooting for a March 1st release date, but due to this being the last milestone before 1.0, and because there is a large amount of code that will be landed tonight prior to tree close, delays may occur.
#129 Re: MTBF (was Re: Re: Re: Re: doh)
Monday February 25th, 2002 5:45 PM
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That's a big extrapolation from a little piece of casual boilerplate. It doesn't sound like you have any more knowledge of the detailed process than I do.
In any case, since Netscape and Mozilla both call these MTBF numbers, I am comfortable treating them as MTBF numbers -- albeit ones with large error bars -- until some actual evidence to the contrary is submitted.