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

Aurélien gnu.tek at gmx.com
Wed Apr 25 20:49:39 GMT 2012

André Silva <andre.paulista at adinet.com.uy> writes:

> 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
>     _______________________________________________
>     Dev mailing list
>     Dev at lists.parabolagnulinux.org
>     https://lists.parabolagnulinux.org/mailman/listinfo/dev
> congratulations lol
> _______________________________________________
> Dev mailing list
> Dev at lists.parabolagnulinux.org
> https://lists.parabolagnulinux.org/mailman/listinfo/dev
<#secure method=pgpmime mode=sign>


Aurelien Desbrieres

More information about the Dev mailing list