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[gNewSense-users] Debian and GNU IceWeasel merging

From: Dave Crossland
Subject: [gNewSense-users] Debian and GNU IceWeasel merging
Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2006 20:36:21 +0000

Total speculation, but I expect Ubuntu will include Debian's Iceweasel
alongside their Firefox if it gets maintained by Debian.

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From: Mike Hommey <address@hidden>
Date: 19-Nov-2006 09:55
Subject: Diff against original mozilla code
To: address@hidden


I just subscribed to the list, which I should have done earlier.
Anyways, here I am.

I'm the maintainer of xulrunner, co-maintainer of firefox/iceweasel and
co-maintainer of seamonkey/iceape in Debian. As such, I'd be happy if it
was possible, in a near future, to share our efforts on the "IceLizards"

As you may or may not have heard, Debian is going to rebrand Firefox as
Iceweasel. We already have rebranded Thunderbird as Icedove, and Iceape,
rebranding for Seamonkey is going to be uploaded soon.

Since the etch release timeline doesn't really help us here, we're just
going to rename for the moment. But for lenny (etch+1), we really want
collaboration with the gnuzilla project to provide free IceLizards in

While I'm here, I'd like to know if there is an (easy) way to get the
patch(es) you applied to the original mozilla code for functional
changes (i.e.  everything that is not rebranding or removal of non-free





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