cvs commit: ports/www/firefox Makefile distinfo
mozconfig.in patch-Double.cpp patch-build_unix_run-mozilla
trevor at jpj.net
Wed Feb 11 16:19:04 PST 2004
David O'Brien wrote:
> Should this have been "mozilla-firefox" for consistency?
When I discussed this with marcus, he made the same point.
My response is that the shorter name is easier to work with, that it
distinguishes the program from Mozilla, and that its authors use just
"Firefox" in the name of the distfile and (predominantly) in the program's
home pages, <URL:http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/> and
<URL:http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/>. The reason for the new
name was to avoid confusion with the Firebird database, which is also in
the ports collection. There's no other program called Firefox that's been
ported, so there's no need for a "mozilla-" to distinguish this one from
that other, nonexistent, program.
I haven't asked Aaron Voisine (CC'd), but I'm hoping the various
linux-mozillafirebird ports can become linux-firefox ports. Joe Marcus
Clarke has gotten ports/mail/mozilla-thunderbird repo-copied to
ports/mail/thunderbird. The only other ports named mozilla-foo are actual
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