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Re: Will IceWeasel be based on a fork or on vanilla FireFox?

On Sun, Oct 15, 2006 at 10:06:21PM +0200, Bastian Venthur wrote:
> Hi,
> I've read on several blogs that IceWeasel will be based on a fork of
> FireFox and not just on vanilla FireFox. Is this true and if yes, why?
> I hope this will not result in a flamewar, I'm just interested in the
> reasons if an why we prefer the fork over the original source as base
> for our IceWeasel.
It will be a fork in the following senses:

 * no inclusion of trademarked Mozilla artowrk
 * backporting of security fixes to declared stable version

Beyond that, they will be basically identical.



Roberto C. Sanchez

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