[ubuntu-uk] Hardy Heron and Firefox

Chris Rowson christopherrowson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 20:40:20 BST 2008

> | IMO it was a bad move to put a beta browser into an LTS release..... But
> | that's just my opinion ;-)
> I was surprised by this during the betas. I think that the only
> explanation I found that made sense was that FF2 wouldn't be supported
> by Mozilla for the lifetime of 8.04, thus it was better for Ubuntu to
> punt with FF3 and rely on the upstream fixes from Debian or something.
Perhaps so, I wonder what other long term support distros are using? It's a
shame the Firefox release cycle didn't synchronise with Ubuntus but then I
guess they couldn't have put the lid on Hardy until Firefox was ready...
It's out in June apparantly so not that long to wait!

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