[HEADUP] FreeBSD Gecko's TODO and plan for future
mezz7 at cox.net
Sat Aug 22 21:34:43 UTC 2009
On Sat, 22 Aug 2009 15:52:43 -0500, <perryh at pluto.rain.com> wrote:
> Martin Wilke <miwi at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> We have a lot of old stuff on the portstree and it's time
>> to cleanup old stuff.
>> * www/nvu last official release was in 2005, no longer
>> supported, and also some vulnerabilities. We have
>> www/kompozer which also need an update to get this
>> Problems which we have to solve:
>> Some Gnome ports need www/firefox to build and work,
>> but unfortunately firefox2 isn't longer supported by
>> the Mozilla Foundation.
> So, if I am understanding this correctly, it's proposed to
> replace nvu with an updated kompozer, which to judge from
> the name is part of KDE. Thus Gnome acquires a dependency
> on KDE by way of firefox/gecko? This does not seem like a
> Good Thing (TM).
Why don't you check what kompozer is first? ;-)
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