Is Ubuntu going to adapt Ice Weasel?

David Balazic david.balazic at
Wed Oct 11 16:19:04 BST 2006

Aigars Mahinovs wrote:
> On 10/11/06, Soren Hansen <sh at> wrote:
> > If the reason for having a package called "firefox" is so 
> that people
> > will recognize it, this won't help much, I think.
> Recognition of omething familiar from the positive FLOSS experience
> back in the Windows world is an important comfor factor for new users.
> That's why I very much like the idea of renaming Firefox to Freefox
> and using the logo currently in Debian - just the globe without the
> fox. The name not only is visually very similar to the original on the
> first glance, but it also emphasises freedom of the software.

I thought of "FreeFox" myself, but I'm afraid it is too similar to
and therefore still violates the trademark stuff.



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