Is Ubuntu going to adapt Ice Weasel?
sh at linux2go.dk
Thu Oct 12 09:21:20 BST 2006
On Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 12:18:35AM +0200, Shot (Piotr Szotkowski) wrote:
> >> There’s always the option of IceWeasel in main, Firefox in
> >> restricted (or multiverse, or commercial).
> > If the reason for having a package called "firefox" is so that
> > people will recognize it, this won't help much, I think.
> The reason is that it would be installable via Add/Remove
Not until you've enabled multiverse. And I suspect that the group of
people who figures out how to enable multiverse would also figure out
that FreeFox is (essentially) the same as Firefox.
> restricted is enabled by default, though.
> > and hence, we will have achieved nothing more than more maintenance
> > overhead.
> Firefox maintenance would be Mozilla’s duty; that’s their whole point.
Sure, but someone still has to upload new versions to multiverse and
make sure that everything still works if a user chooses to install it.
That's the maintenance overhead, I'm talking about.
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