[Dev] Orphan Libre package [iceweasel-l10n-es-ar] marked out-of-date

Isaac David isacdaavid at isacdaavid.info
Mon May 8 18:37:44 GMT 2017

Le lun. 8 mai 2017 à 3:47, Andreas Grapentin a écrit :
> why are we tracking debian firefox instead of the
> original firefox? Now that debian has discontinued iceweasel and we 
> need
> to maintain the branding patches ourselves anyway, what is barring us
> from following the original firefox releases, and remove one level of
> indirection?

don't quote me on this, but I think Emulatorman consciously stuck to
iceweasel after Debian returned to vanilla firefox in order to avoid
coming up with our own rebranding. keep in mind that Mozilla never
amended their policy to allow _all_ redistributors to bear the firefox
trademark; the deal was between Mozilla and Debian alone. they could
still come after us for taking default settings and the addons page
apart, since our version of firefox is arguably less standard than
either Debian's or Arch's.

that said, you might be right that just using
`--disable-official-branding` would be easier if Debian has dropped
iceweasel completely now.

Isaac David
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