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

Evandro Fernandes Giovanini efgiovanini at
Tue Oct 24 00:59:25 BST 2006

Em Seg, 2006-10-23 às 14:19 -0400, Michael V. De Palatis escreveu:
> On 10/23/06, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at> 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 think I speak for a lot of users when I say thank you for taking the
> right approach to this. Yes, I was one of the people incredibly upset
> with Mozilla for their approach, but by engaging them, rather than
> simply saying a big "screw you" (as the Debian team ultimately did,
> essentially), 

I think it's more fair to say that what the Debian team ultimately did
was say "we won't ship the Firefox logo because we'd like to follow the
DFSG instead".


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