Is Ubuntu going to adapt Ice Weasel?

Jan Claeys lists at
Thu Oct 12 18:56:56 BST 2006

Op donderdag 12-10-2006 om 11:23 uur [tijdzone -0500], schreef Travis
> On 10/12/06, Jan Claeys <lists at> wrote:
> > Firefox isn't made for Windows, it's made for the Mozilla platform,
> > which is a cross-platform toolkit (comparable to wxWidgets or Java, in
> > some ways).  Of course, that means that it will never fit 100% in any OS
> > by definition.
> Ah, but wxWidgets is a poor example since it obviously integrates
> better with Windows. Firefox seems to be the same way, it has always
> seemed to be designed to work for Windows and the Linux and OS X
> versions are just addons. 

IMHO they both don't integrate well with Windows, as several widgets
work different than similar widgets in "normal" Windows applications.
And the same is true for both of them on linux.

(And if they _look_ more native on Windows at first sight, that's even
worse, because users will be even more surprised when a widgets does
something unexpected!)

Jan Claeys

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