In preparation for the release of the first Mozilla Firefox 2.0 beta early next month, a Firefox 2.0 Beta 1 Community Test Day
will take place tomorrow. Interested members of the Mozilla community will be invited to test the upgrade process from Firefox 1.5 to a pre-Firefox 2.0 nightly build. Testers will be encouraged to try upgrading with a variety extensions installed, some of which are compatible with the latest 2.0 nightlies and some of which are not.
The test day will run from 7:00am until 5:00pm PDT (2:00pm and 12:00am UTC) on Friday and will be primarily coordinated through communication on a special channel on the Mozilla IRC server. For the first time, participants will also be able to join in using AOL Instant Messenger
The Mozilla Quality
weblog has a post about the Firefox 2.0b1 Community Test Day
, which includes details of plans to reward testers who provide good feedback with Firefox merchandise.