Where's FireFox 1.0?
sounder at paul.sladen.org
Mon Nov 22 23:25:32 UTC 2004
On Wed, 17 Nov 2004, Romeyn Prescott wrote:
> I'm new to Debian-style package distribution, so I have to ask:
> Where's FireFox 1.0?
In Ubuntu 5.04, ("Hoary"). Coming to desktop near you, in April 2005.
> I was showing off Ubuntu to a colleague and he kind of turned his nose
> up at the fact that 1.0 of FireFox isn't in the list of available
Firefox 1.0 wasn't [isn't?] stable at the last freeze date---in fact Firefox
1.0RC was even downgraded to 0.9.3 because of the major bugs against it.
> How long does it typically take for released software to filter down to
> the package tree?
Not greater that 6 months. That's how often Ubuntu is released.
Ubuntu really is trying to be the best for you---the best combination of the
latest, greatest and safest.
Is there no safe way to travel? Nottingham, GB
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