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Re: firefox vs epiphany

On Sun, 2007-12-02 at 19:13 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-12-02 at 18:06 -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 02, 2007 at 11:37:22PM +0100, Lubomir Kundrak wrote:
> > > > Care to enlighten us?
> > > No.
> > > There is enough documentation available.
> > 
> > That strikes me as rude, and inappropriate. It's also not the way to win
> > a discussion point.
> It is also not the reason for firefox being the default.

I will try to add something constructive here.  I think the main point
of contention people have with epiphany is that, a) it lacks the brand
recognition of firefox and b) it doesn't easily support firefox

I switched to epiphany for F7 and personally I have no interest in going
back.  Everything that it lacks is trumped by the integration with the
gnome desktop.  I will say that my acceptance and enlightenment was only
achieved through patience.

I think using epiphany as a default for the desktop spin should be
re-evaluated once it can be backended by either xulrunner or webkit.
Really I think that decisions like this will be won by the community
providing re-spins that offer alternatives.


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