Thunderbird bz 579023 still not fixed even though there is an upstream fix available

Thomas Janssen thomasj at
Sun Apr 25 16:33:27 UTC 2010

On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 6:31 PM, Thomas Janssen
<thomasj at> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 6:19 PM, Tom Lane <tgl at> wrote:
>> Bruno Wolff III <bruno at> writes:
>>> On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 12:03:28 -0400,
>>>   Tom Lane <tgl at> wrote:
>>>> Wouldn't it be sensible to approach the Mozilla folk about getting them
>>>> to relax their requirements so that sane packaging is possible?  ISTM
>>>> that this must be a problem for other distros too.
>>> I though we did that several years ago. I wasn't a packager at that time,
>>> so I didn't follow what was happening closely.
>> Well, if we say to them "either you fix this licensing problem or your
>> trademarks will disappear from Fedora", it might get their attention.
>> Especially if we can get Debian and some other distros to tell them the
>> same.
> Well, since Debian already has Iceweasel, Mozilla obviously don't care.
> IMO, we should go the Debian way.

Whoops, sorry for the PM Bruno and Kevin, i did just click on reply to
all. Forgot to check for a cc.

LG Thomas

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