Fwd: what is the reason for not making epiphany the default browser?

Mario Đanić mario.danic at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 23:12:27 GMT 2006

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From: Mario Đanić <mario.danic at gmail.com>
Date: Jan 5, 2006 12:11 AM
Subject: Re: what is the reason for not making epiphany the default browser?
To: Sander van Loon <svloon at xs4all.nl>

On 1/4/06, Sander van Loon <svloon at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> I asked this to Matt Zimmerman, he replied to me that I should post this
> on this list so that other people know the reason as well.
> Part of original e-mail to Matt Zimmerman:
> Please read this https://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=18786 .
> Here you closed this feature request with the explanation that it should
> be discussed on the ubuntu-devel, and that it has been discussed before.
> So I started searching in the archives of ubuntu-devel of the past 6
> months. The only post which discussed this issue was this one:
> http://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2005-September/011292.html .
> Ironnically however another developer, Jeff Waugh, later replied that it
> should not be discussed on ubuntu-devel -
> http://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2005-September/011311.html .
> But what I still don't know is why the Ubuntu devs don't intend or don't
> want to replace Firefox with Epiphany by default. Could you please
> explain the reasons to me?

Probably because Firefox is much more accepted into community, has greater
support and so on, is probably more stable, and so on?

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