Am Sonntag, den 10.01.2016, 16:29 -0600 schrieb Michael Catanzaro:
On Thu, 2016-01-07 at 14:26 +0100, Jiri Eischmann wrote:
> there is currently a case against Firefox discussed in FESCo:
We have many different opinions in this thread. Clearly, there is no
solution that will make everyone happy. I tried to formulate a
consensus position based on the comments in this thread, which I
suspect the majority of us can support:
"Fedora Workstation prefers to ship the latest release of Firefox,
ESR releases. Shipping an unbranded version of Firefox is acceptable
us, but not ideal. Shipping a version of Firefox that blocks unsigned
extensions is also acceptable to us, but not ideal."
In other words: we're fine with FESCo deciding for either unbranded
locked-down Firefox, but we won't be very happy either way. Does this
As long as there's no reliable data about how many users are affected
by this issue IMHO the whole discussion is bulls**t. I's guess the
majority of Firefox users get their addons from AMO and not from the
Fedora repos and only a minority of users is affected by this issue.
But that are only my 5 cent.
BTW: An other interesting fact would be to know if other distributions
got the same issue with Firefox and packaged addon and what's their