Will Firefox no longer be named Firefox?

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Tue Sep 26 17:59:29 BST 2006

On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 12:11:19PM -0400, Eldo Varghese wrote:

> > 2) We do security patches, not updating to the latest versions.
> I have always wondered about this, why do we backport security patch to 
> the same branch? for example patch backported to, why 
> not just use

Because we've had repeated incidents where 1.foo.x+1 broke things that 
worked fine in 1.foo.x. This is somewhat less than ideal when trying to 
provide security updates.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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