icecat or/and firefox?

Ian Malone ibmalone at gmail.com
Mon Jan 27 11:52:25 UTC 2014


On 27 January 2014 05:36, Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at freenet.de> wrote:
> On 01/27/2014 05:08 AM, Christopher Meng wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Here is an interesting package icecat[1], which is a "more free"
>> version firefox.

I'd argue it's *less* free since it seeks to restrict what you can do:
"Finally, we need to change free browsers to detect and block
nontrivial nonfree JavaScript in web pages." But:


> My view:  "It's a package like any arbitrary other". So, if it complies to
> the rules applied elsewhere, I don't see much reasons why it can not be part
> of Fedora.
>

If people do want to use and someone willing to maintain it I don't see why not.

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