Re: Iceweasel 3.5
On Wed, 12 Aug 2009 13:39:51 -0500, John Hasler in gmane.linux.debian.user wrote:
> S. Fishpaste writes:
>> Speaking of Volatile isn't this the purpose of it; For packages like
>> web browsers which are updated frequently ?
> No. It is for packages such as antivirus programs that must be updated
> frequently to be useful. Upstream hyperactivity does not justify
> putting a package in volatile.
Hi John, I respect your opinion as I've read your posts over the years,
however; In my opinion Firefox updates are more than mere hyperactivity and
are as useful as much as antivirus updates. <shrug>
In a normal laptop/workstation GUI environment few applications are as
important as a web browser (especially these days). A web worker for example
relies on a web browser pretty heavily. Not everyone using Debian is using it
on a server, you know. ;-)