[Dextrose] Support for Firefox 3.5 is ending
sridhar at laptop.org.au
Sun Jun 5 04:22:19 EDT 2011
On 5 June 2011 12:07, David Farning <dfarning at activitycentral.com> wrote:
>> Would that mean that if we were to upgrade to FF4, we would have a disparity
>> rendering between GNOME and Sugar?
> The issues becomes one of cost benefit. What is the cost of OLPC, AC, or
> individual deployments supporting a version of xulrunner which is not supported
> or QAed by fedora vs. the benefit of having ff4 in the os.
> My guess is that the cost will exceed the benefit. So AC will not back port,
> QA, or support ff4 on DX12 unless someone else takes the lead. But the beauty of
> a community project is that if anyone else thinks that benefit is greater than
> the cost they are welcome and encouraged to 'make it happen.'
> From AC's point of view. The biggest request is for stability and predictable
> over features and performance.
I've been doing more thinking about it, and I came to the same
conclusion. We've got enough to chew on in our development, so let's
stick with what the Fedora Project have already tested and released.
We need that stable base to build on.
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