[Dev] [Bug-gnuzilla] New GNUzilla and IceCat maintainer

André Silva andre.paulista at adinet.com.uy
Wed Apr 25 18:22:20 GMT 2012

Em 25-04-2012 15:15, Nicolás Reynolds escreveu:
> congrats! \o/
> On Wed, 25 Apr 2012 13:58:12 -0400, "Loic J. Duros" <lduros at gnu.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have just been made maintainer of IceCat and GNUzilla. Thanks to 
>> Giuseppe Scrivano for all his work in the past and how far he took the 
>> project. I have contacted him aside and I hope we'll be able to discuss 
>> how IceCat has been run until now, and the direction towards which the 
>> project will go in the future.
>> As you may already know, our plans for IceCat are big, starting with an 
>> improved privacy extension and the detection of nonfree nontrivial 
>> JavaScript. GNU LibreJS detects nonfree nontrivial JavaScript and will 
>> be enabled by default in IceCat after a few interactions with the 
>> extensions currently used by IceCat are addressed.
>> We will also need an add-on list that is more up to date and easily 
>> searchable. One idea was to use the AMO API to find which add-ons have a 
>> free license to get an up-to-date list of add-ons that could potentially 
>> make it to the IceCat add-on list. Some of you on the list have already 
>> shown some interest to work on this (Thanks Leonardo!). As Jason Self 
>> suggested, we could then use such tools as Fossology to ensure all the 
>> extension code is effectively under a free license, and automate as much 
>> as possible, the ongoing maintenance work that the IceCat add-on manager 
>> requires.
>> The initial release of IceCat 12 might take a little longer since there 
>> is a lot to work on, but I expect subsequent versions will regularly 
>> become available shortly after Mozilla publishes new versions of its 
>> browser.
>> Thanks, and I'm looking forward to getting the next release up.
>> Loic
>> --
>> http://gnuzilla.gnu.org
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congratulations lol
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