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Re: 3.6 discontinued?

From: Giuseppe Scrivano
Subject: Re: 3.6 discontinued?
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 09:26:55 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Hopefully an IceCat 5.0 will be out in the next days.

In the meanwhile, you can try the alpha version and report problems
while using it:



Henry Jensen <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello,
> Upstream released 3.6.18. Are there any plans to continue the 3.6 line
> of GNU Icecat? In the moment there is no vulnerability-free version of
> Icecat available, since there is no 5.0 yet and 3.6.16 is the last
> available version of the 3.6 line.
> Since Upstream now follows the rapid release model with a new version
> every three months it will be clearly harder to stay up-to-date for
> Icecat. So it might be better to support the 3.6 line as long as it
> exists - I don't know how long that might be, but there are discussions
> and a IRC meeting at 2011-06-28 @ 10:00 am PDT) to discuss EOL of 3.6,
> see
> https://groups.google.com/group/mozilla.dev.planning/browse_thread/thread/2b42f29c21378451
> If they drop 3.6 there will be no "LTS" version which means that users
> will be forced to upgrade the browser to a new version if they want to
> stay secure. 
> Regards,
> Henry
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> http://gnuzilla.gnu.org

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