Lionel Dricot (aka Ploum)
zeploum at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 13:58:30 CDT 2005
Thks for the reply.
So I will not investigate more about this.
On 15/10/05, Jeff Waugh <jeff.waugh at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> <quote who="Lionel Dricot (aka Ploum)">
> > Let's talk a bit about Drapper.
> Dapper. :-)
> > I suggest to consider switching the default browser from Firefox to
> > Epiphany.
> > - No chance. We must ship Firefox (for whatever reason) so forget this for
> > now.
> That's pretty much where it stands. There is far more user demand, globally,
> for Firefox, and in many cases it provides a more familiar experience than
> Epiphany (to users already familiar with Firefox and browsers on alternative
> platforms). Epiphany is great, but is not sufficiently compelling to push
> Firefox out of people's minds -> we'll get far more requests for Firefox to
> be the default than we have for Epiphany.
> So, for now, we won't be shipping Epiphany as the default browser.
> That said, as Epiphany improves, and if the Mozilla Foundation's trademark
> restrictions become any more onerous, we may just do it. But it would be a
> major decision that would end up at the Technical Board, and probably be
> passed up to sabdfl.
> - Jeff
> linux.conf.au 2006: Dunedin, New Zealand http://linux.conf.au/
> "Stick to your guns and get it right." - Havoc Pennington
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