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

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Tue Oct 24 10:30:15 BST 2006

On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 09:10:52PM -0400, Michael V. De Palatis wrote:
> On 10/23/06, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at> wrote
> > 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.
> Again, I apologize. I did make a gross generalization based on the
> public musings of many a developer. I did not mean to imply that
> everyone involved was unreasonable, nor that that the official
> position was entirely jerkish. So, again, sorry. I should have been
> more careful with my wording.

Please end this thread here; this isn't the place to discuss Debian's
relationships with its upstreams.

 - mdz

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