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Re: Updated Mozilla Firefox Roadmap



On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 12:52 +0200, Matias Feliciano wrote:
> Le mer 14/07/2004 Ã 02:52, Havoc Pennington a Ãcrit :
> > On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 16:15, Matias Feliciano wrote:
> > > And for FC4 :
> > > Default email : Thunderbird
> > > Default Calendar : Mozilla calendar (sunbird)
> > > Alternative email/Calendar : Evolution
> > > Default browser : Firefox
> > > Alternative browser : epiphany
> > 
> > I'd swap your defaults and alternatives, but agree on this set of apps.
> > 
> > > For the desktop "market" it's important to be able to use the same "core
> > > desktop" applications with Linux and Windows (OOo, Thunderbird,
> > > Firefox).
> > 
> > I agree with this, but to me the defaults should be the Linux native and
> > optimized user experience, and the alternatives should be the "Windows
> > migration" applications.
> 
> Red Hat/Fedora use Mozilla by default.
> Why Red Hat choose Mozilla over Galeon and Epiphany ? For migration
> propose ?

If you read Havoc's mail a bit more carefully, he was advocating
Epiphany over Mozilla.

> btw, Galeon and Epiphany use Gecko which is not Linux native.
> cross-platform does not mean "push windows touch anywhere".

Gecko is more or less invisible to the end user, so it's not important
in this discussion.  Other things like preferences and dialogs are more
user-visible.


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