Praise Goodness! IceWeasel Could Be Renamed FireFox

“Mozilla & Debian both acknowledge that the branding issue mentioned in bug 354622 is no longer relevant. The Firefox logo was released under a free copyright license which matches the DFSG. To simplify the maintenance of the current stable Debian release, the name Iceweasel will remain. Debian Stretch, the next release, will have Firefox as package name.”
 
See DistroWatch.com
It seemed silly to some but Debian doesn’t go around distributing other people’s stuff without permission. Permission has been granted so IceWeasel will become FireFox in the next release. I like it. I won’t have both IceWeasel and FireFox on my machines… 😉

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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