[ros-dev] Proposal for FF support drop
pierre at reactos.org
Sun Jan 15 16:58:51 UTC 2012
Le dimanche 15 janvier 2012 à 16:51 +0100, Bernd Blaauw a écrit :
> Op 15-1-2012 16:34, Andrew Faulds schreef:
> > Why not just drop support for FF entirely from rapps? I'd say better
> > no browser than a terribly outdated one.
> > If users want FF they can do this:
> > C:\ReactOS> ftp
> > ftp> open ftp.mozilla.org
> > ftp> cd pub/firefox/releases/8.0/win32/en-GB
> > ftp> get Firefox Setup 8.0.exe
This is not suitable. We have to keep something user-friendly. And
regarding that point, as usual, the less CLI, the better.
> b) only offer version 2.0 ? Why 2.0 specific?
Yes. Because 2.0 is frozen and we provide exe download on our servers.
> c) only offer 2 versions? One modern and 1 reference/test?
The was done before, but once again regarding the releasing method of FF
this isn't possible any longer.
> As usefull as old versions are for regression testing, users generally
> like having an updated, or latest, version of everything.
This is why they would have FF2. To download the last available version.
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