Is Ubuntu going to adapt Ice Weasel?

Scott James Remnant scott at
Wed Oct 11 10:48:23 BST 2006

On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 17:52 -0700, Daniel Robitaille wrote:

> On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 18:58 -0500, Brandon Holtsclaw wrote:
> > On Tuesday 10 October 2006 18:48, Shot (Piotr Szotkowski) wrote:
> > > There’s always the option of IceWeasel in main, Firefox in restricted
> > > (or multiverse, or commercial). 
> > 
> > If that is the open chosen why pull yet another browser in ( e.g IceWeazle ) 
> > there is konqueror and I'm sure gnome has and eqiv, and if the user wants 
> > something "more" there is FireFox in multiverse ( adding yet another item to 
> > the CommonCustomizations Spec )
> I like this one.  Makes epiphany the default Ubuntu-Gnome browser (it's
> already in main), something quite a few people want anyway, and put the
> vanilla's Firefox in multiverse for the people who want it.
This would certainly be my preferred option also.  If we can't ship
Firefox under that name in main, I would rather we shipped firefox
elsewhere for "people who want it", and then chose a better integrated
browser such as Epiphany as our default.

That might even help some of Ian's security problems.

Scott James Remnant
scott at
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