[kubuntu-devel] Thoughts on Arora

Pau Garcia i Quiles pgquiles at elpauer.org
Mon Aug 3 01:13:00 BST 2009

On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 2:03 AM, Celeste Lyn Paul<celeste at kde.org> wrote:
>> Given that we are not going to 100% agree, why don't we make Kubuntu
>> the first Linux distribution to offer a browser ballot screen ?
>> Choices: Firefox, Konqueror, Arora, maybe Chrome too ?
> Why should we burden the user in having to make the decision about
> which browser to use when users who care to have a choice will have
> the experience and knowledge to go and get what they want to start
> with? Users who don't care or know will inevitably choose Firefox
> anyway because of familiarity with the brand so why wouldn't we just
> ship it and make it easy to get to start with? Also, KDE is putting a
> lot of effort and support into fixing Konqueror so what is the benefit
> of temporarily shipping Arora only to drop it in the near future?

I didn't mean offering a browser ballot screen in Karmic, then drop it
in Karmic+1. I meant offering a browser ballot screen in every Kubuntu
version *from Karmic on*.

Pau Garcia i Quiles
(Due to my workload, I may need 10 days to answer)

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