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

"Sam Morris" <sam@robots.org.uk> writes:

> It is unfortunate because of the user confusion that it will
> cause. IMO, the firefox package should not be renamed to iceweasel.

If it's not renamed, we can't legally ship it. What, IYO, should be
done to ship the existing program currently known as Firefox?

> The package 'iceweasel' should be a package of the Gnuzilla project
> of the same name.

I think there will be a serious attempt at collaborating with the
Gnuzilla folks to try to resolve this confusion. Meanwhile, we're
trying to get the existing Firefox into Debian as free software.

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Ben Finney

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