FOSDEM 2010 Mozilla Talks, And You

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The FOSDEM 2010 Front Page countdown says says there are 32 days to go. Mozilla has a dev room ready to go, like previous years. Two years ago at FOSDEM we celebrated 10 years of Mozilla, this year it is 10 years of FOSDEM.

The schedule for the Mozilla dev room is not yet finalised. This year we want to mix it up a bit, and promote cross-pollination talks between various Open Source projects present. One good example of this is Firefox and Maemo, the latter being the first Mobile platform that Firefox has reached RC status on. The schedule is usually packed but we may trim it down a little this year to allow Mozillians to roam the corridors and find talks in other areas that interest them.

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Firefox Mobile Add-ons – One Small Step for Mankind

By small in the title, I mean small devices. One large step was taken in the Fennec add-ons ecosystem over the weekend at the Mozilla/Maemo get together in Copenhagen [pictures, tweets]. Present were a large chunk of the Fennec developement team, add-on developers, localisers, and community members. We shared the space with Maemo developers and community members, and while there was not much overlap during sessions and hacking, there were some useful discussions on how we can work better together. The weekend was a mix of sessions and hacking, with the focus more on the latter. We ported add-ons, made new ones, found bugs, and had discussions on best practices and ways to improve the user experience. Here is a mini-report of what went down, from an add-ons perspective.

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