Dropping support for Mozilla suite?

Luis Murillo lmurillo at gmx.net
Fri Oct 14 06:14:07 BST 2005


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I use both firefox and thunderbird, although I know that some people use
the Mozilla Suite, I'm ok and agree with the Ubuntu developers to drop
the support for the Mozilla Suite if the Mozilla developers are
dedicating more time to the Firefox and Thunderbird programs :)

'Forum Post wrote:
> I like and use Mozilla suite.
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> Martin Pitt Wrote: 
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>>Hi Ubuntu folks!
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>>In Tuesday's community we discussed about the future of Mozilla. The
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>>Mozilla foundation seems to fade out support for the legacy Mozilla
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>>suite (packages mozilla-browser and mozilla-mailnews) in favor of the
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>>splitted new FireFox and Thunderbird packages.
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>>Therefore we would like to confine our attention to the new programs
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>>and drop support for Mozilla in Hoary if there are no serious
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>>regressions.
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>>So we have a question to the community: are there any advantages that
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>>you see for Mozilla that FireFox/Thunderbird do not have? Would you
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>>seriously miss Mozilla if we dropped support for it?
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>>Thank you a lot in advance for any comments and have a nice day!
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>>Martin Pitt
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>>on behalf of the Ubuntu Developers
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>>-- 
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>>Martin Pitt                       http://www.piware.de
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>>Ubuntu Developer            http://www.ubuntulinux.org
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>>Debian GNU/Linux Developer       http://www.debian.org
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Heredia, Costa Rica

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