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Bug#603702: unblock: iceowl/1.0~b1+dfsg1-2

On Wed, 2010-11-17 at 08:22 +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 07:23:13PM +0000, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> > On Tue, 2010-11-16 at 15:58 +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> > > As discussed with Moritz from the security team there won't be any
> > > security support from upstream for any of the beta releases. So I added
> > > a note explaining that to README.Debian:
> > Is there an ETA for a final upstream release?  Do we have any idea how
> > feasible backporting fixes from later versions is likely to be?
> Newer (supported or not) versions require newer icedove since they only
> support the latest version for the calendaring extension.
> Iceowl (aka sunbird) isn't supported by upstream at all afaik. We'd need
> at least all the icedove/xulrunner patches for proper security support.

Apologies for the delay in getting back to you about this.

After some thought, I'm not convinced that we should be shipping an
unsupported beta release of a leaf Mozilla package (albeit one with a
non-trivial popcon) in a stable release so removal may be the best
option. :-/



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