Re: GNU IceCat?
On Tue, Sep 08, 2015 at 05:20:24PM +1000, Riley Baird wrote:
> On Tue, 08 Sep 2015 08:58:46 +0200
> Simon Josefsson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Riley Baird writes:
> > >> Is there any reason (other than lack of manpower) that GNU IceCat is not
> > >> packaged in Debian?
> > >>
> > >> I understand Debian has IceWeasel to (primarily?) fix the Firefox
> > >> trademark issue and to have a mechanism to deal with security backports.
> > >>
> > >> IceCat has diverged from Firefox/Iceweasel and has a different feature
> > >> set than both, so it would seem reasonable to have it available through
> > >> Debian.
> > >
> > > Would it really be worth it? There aren't that many changes:
> > > http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnuzilla.git/tree/makeicecat
> > The entire tree contains a number of other things:
> > http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnuzilla.git/tree/
> > For example some privacy/security default settings:
> > http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnuzilla.git/tree/data/settings.js
> Ah, that's a good set of default settings. Perhaps a modified
> settings.js and an explanation of how to use it could be included with
> the iceweasel package?
> Also, what advantages does IceCat have over the Tor Browser? (Debian
> doesn't have the Tor Browser either, due to the impossibility of long
> term maintenance, but just wondering.)
Have a look at torbrowser-launcher in synaptic
A fair fight is the result of poor planning.
- Re: GNU IceCat?
- From: Riley Baird <BM-2cVqnDuYbAU5do2DfJTrN7ZbAJ246S4XiX@bitmessage.ch>