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

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Tue Oct 24 01:55:23 BST 2006

On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 02:19:21PM -0400, Michael V. De Palatis wrote:

> 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), it looks that the right outcome has happened, one which
> is good for all parties involved.

As someone who was involved in the negotiations between Mozilla and 
Debian, I think this is a gross mischaracterisation. We made every 
possible effort to come to an agreement that Mozilla and the package 
maintainers were happy with, and failed. That doesn't make me happy, 
but, well.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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