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Re: No IceWeasel in etch?

On 2007-01-05 19:32:00 +0100, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 05, 2007 at 11:48:27 -0600, Adam Fabian wrote:
> > I installed etch from a testing installer CD yesterday, and I wanted
> > to install mozplugger after installing firefox, but it depends on
> > iceweasel.   Is it propagating down to testing?  I did some googling,
> > and people talk as if it was already in testing.
> It did not make it into testing before the freeze:

Which may be a good thing as there are still some extensions that
haven't been ported yet to Firefox 2.0.

> As far as I know, each package transitions independently from unstable
> to testing, normally after a ten-day waiting period has passed without
> any serious bugs being found. Quite often a set of interdependent
> packages is updated in unstable at the same time, but they can still run
> out of synch, for example if a bug in one of the packages requires a new
> upload and thus restarts the waiting period for that particular package.
> The fact that Etch is frozen due to its imminent release means that some
> manual intervention is now required to bring iceweasel to Etch. I don't
> know how that will be handled, but I would expect that a solution will
> be found quickly to avoid the firefox licensing issue for the release of
> Etch.

Couldn't it be moved to non-free?

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