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

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Mon Oct 23 22:34:00 BST 2006

On Monday 23 October 2006 09:55, Matt Zimmerman wrote:

> After a discussion with Mozilla representatives, which took some time due
> to both of us being busy with major new releases, we're making good
> progress toward an arrangement where we will maintain the Firefox brand and
> work closely with upstream to ensure that we're both happy with how Firefox
> is represented in Ubuntu.
> As a preliminary step, we've incorporated branding changes and some bug
> fixes into the final firefox builds for Edgy which were agreed with
> Mozilla.
I'm glad to hear that at least the uncertainty is over.

I'd like to know if you need permission for Mozilla to release security fixes, 
because if you do, I'm not sure what advantage (beyone slightly easier 
initial install) the Ubuntu package brings to the table.

Scott K

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