Firefox outcome (Re: Is Ubuntu going to adapt Ice Weasel?)

Evandro Fernandes Giovanini efgiovanini at
Fri Nov 3 14:04:58 GMT 2006

Em Sex, 2006-11-03 às 08:12 +0100, Martin Pitt escreveu:
> Hi Scott,
> Scott Dier [2006-10-23 15:49 -0500]:
> > The person who I am transferring part of my work responsibilities to (I 
> > am moving to a new position at the end of this month) has been asking me 
> > if Ubuntu is planning on using newer versions of Firefox in Dapper point 
> > releases.  Is that the plan, or will there still be backports of 
> > security updates?
> We will put new upstream microreleases into Dapper as long as 1.5 is
> still supported from upstream (still six months). After that we have
> to find someone who backports stuff to 1.5, or we have to consider
> upgrading dapper to 2.0.
> Martin

About that "someone", Debian will maintain the codebase for security
updates for Debian Etch. Etch currently has 1.5, but I don't know if
they plan to upgrade to 2.0 before the release.


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