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Re: GNU IceCat?

Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> schrieb:
> Simon Josefsson <simon@josefsson.org> writes:
>> Is there any reason (other than lack of manpower) that GNU IceCat is not
>> packaged in Debian?
> I suspect it's mostly just resources, but it's an immense amount of work,
> and not just for the packaging.  Web browsers have one of the largest and
> most actively exploited attack surfaces of any package in Debian, and I
> suspect the security team will be very wary of introducing another version
> of Firefox into the archive unless the security update story is very
> well-understood.

Indeed. If there's any worthwhile wrt security enhancements, please submit
patches to Mozilla so that it ends up in Firefox.


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