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

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Sun Nov 5 03:13:55 GMT 2006

On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 03:49:59PM -0500, Scott Dier wrote:
> 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?   He currently maintains a copy of firefox in a autofs 
> mounted directory for users to use if they want the latest version with 
> fixes. (and in the case of amd64, using a 32bit version with flash and 
> mplayer)

We have already been using newer upstream versions of Firefox in security
updates in many circumstances.

 - mdz

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