Firefox etc. default homepage

Havoc Pennington hp at redhat.com
Sat May 7 21:57:49 UTC 2005


On Sat, 2005-05-07 at 17:43 +0200, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> lør, 07.05.2005 kl. 15.41 skrev Arjan van de Ven:
> > On Sat, 2005-05-07 at 14:32 +0200, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> > > Today we use the release notes as standard homepage for all browsers,
> > > instead of whatever is upstream default. Why do we do that, while
> > > constantly repeating the mantra "upstream!, upstream!, upstream!"?
> > 
> > for me the "upstream" mantra applies far more to the code than to any
> > actual settings of applications. If the user can and should change
> > things, I don't see an issue with Fedora doing so as shipped as well.
> > 
> But you still ship with "spatial" nautilus, and the last discussion
> about it (as far as i remember) contained a lot of "upstream is
> configured with spatial as default, so we must as well"...
> 

It's probably relevant in this case that the upstream maintainers in
question are also the Red Hat maintainers ;-)

Havoc





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