Where's FireFox 1.0?

vulpes ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org
Mon Nov 22 19:49:24 UTC 2004

Colin Watson Wrote: 
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2004 at 07:02:28PM +0000, vulpes wrote:

> > The problem with taking an approach of not doing updates is that
> when

> > major releases occur, like firefox 1.0 (or thunderbird 1.0 when that

> > happens), is that people "jump ship" to the latest distro that has

> > feature X. If Ubuntu wants to keep their momentum, it would be
> helpful

> > to at least provide an unstable release area for major application

> > releases.


> That's what Hoary is for. Others have already explained why it's not

> feasible for us to attempt to provide backports to Warty as well as

> working on the next six-monthly release, although interested users are

> welcome to do so.


But, Hoary is built against new libraries, right? I do not want my
entire desktop "unstable" just select applications. Right now, I'm
building from hoary source against warty libs (like the user who
submitted the howto to this thread). But, it would be nice to be able
to just grab these things in binary form.


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