RFC: What to do with Mozilla

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at marcuscom.com
Wed Oct 15 12:50:22 PDT 2003

On Wed, 2003-10-15 at 15:38, Fernan Aguero wrote:
> +----[ Charles Swiger <cswiger at mac.com> (15.Oct.2003 16:29):
> |
> | ...and I find the name "www/mozilla14" to be more intuitive and 
> | descriptive than "www/mozilla-vendor", since the latter name I 
> | associate with Netscape-branding.
> |
> +----]
> It's confusing for me too. What is the reason for
> 'mozilla-vendor' to be the name of a port that contains the
> previous or an old version of mozilla?

mozilla-vendor has a purpose.  Mozilla 1.0 and now 1.4 are the vendor
branches.  That is, they are the branches that browsers such as Netscape
are spun from.  The name vendor means that this browser can be used by
other vendors to create Mozilla-based products.  They can be assured of
utmost stability at the cost of new features.


> Fernan
PGP Key : http://www.marcuscom.com/pgp.asc

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 187 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
Url : http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports/attachments/20031015/5f6d1156/attachment.bin

More information about the freebsd-ports mailing list