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

Matt McCutchen matt at
Tue Apr 27 21:55:39 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-04-27 at 23:35 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> In fact, I don't see Firefox as being the "absolute requirement" it's 
> painted to be at all, we could even consider just not shipping it at all and 
> picking a different default browser for the GNOME spin, e.g. Epiphany which 
> is the official GNOME browser.

Epiphany is a non-starter.  In the default configuration, it doesn't
validate SSL certificates at all (bug 569577).  An unbranded Mozilla
browser would be a much better choice.


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