blog entry: "The Name “Firefox” Not Allowed In Ubuntu?"

Dean Sas dean at
Mon Oct 2 01:00:49 BST 2006

Alexander Jacob Tsykin wrote:
> On Monday 02 October 2006 08:46, Scott wrote:
>>On Sunday 01 October 2006 10:53 am, Shot (Piotr Szotkowski)
>>>Wouldn’t all the packages depending on
>>>Firefox have to be moved to non-free as well?
>>I still don't get why *anything* should depend on Firefox.
> There are a number of plugin packages. Also, other packages are compiled from 
> the same source package as firefox like thunderbird and libnss* and other 
> packages depend upon them. All those would have to be moved to non-free as 
> well.

Thunderbird is a different source package, though one would expect the 
same rules to apply to that as Firefox.


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