Firefox KDE Integration

Richard JOHNSON nixternal at
Sat Oct 10 21:52:06 BST 2009

On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 03:33:53PM -0500, Richard JOHNSON wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> I am fairly positive people have heard about the amazing work that the
> openSUSE project has been doing in regards to integrating Firefox into
> KDE [1]. I know it is to late at this time to get the patches incorporated
> in to our Firefox package(s), however this is something that needs to get
> done for Lucid. I would love to see these packages in a PPA, and so would
> thousands of other people who are currently using Firefox in KDE.
> What can we do jointly that would help alleviate the issue of poorly
> integrated Firefox into KDE? The patches that openSUSE are working on
> aren't going to be going up stream for some time to come for various
> reasons. The first reason is they are not feature complete, however the
> features that are complete work, and work very well. The other reason is
> that Mozilla isn't going to include it when only one distribution is
> driving for it to be incorporated into the main source. Ubuntu/Kubuntu
> needs to join the other distributions who are including the patched Firefox
> so we can show Mozilla that the KDE community not only wants this
> integration, but they need this integration.
> At this time, I think it is a good decision if we could somehow get a
> package into a PPA so we can start testing. What are you thoughts on this?
> Thanks!


Might help if I add the link for everyone :) Sorry about that.

 Name|  Richard JOHNSON
Title|  Developer
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