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Re: Debian firefox

On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 09:09:41PM +0200, Bastian Venthur wrote:
> Not sure what you mean. Firefox is free- and opensource. AFAIK they are
> only trying to protect their brand/trademark, which is IMHO ok, since
> the code itself is still free. They just want to make sure, that a
> product wearing the official logo and carrying the official name
> actually *is* the official firefox.

They also have an abysmally bad handling of security issues for
everything that is not the latest and most shiny version. I don't know
whether they're noticeably better for what they claim to support.


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