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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] New maintainer, new release coming

From: Ivan Zaigralin
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] New maintainer, new release coming
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:17:00 -0700
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I am a bit confused. We used to download sources from
http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gnuzilla/ Is that still true?

Also, I am trying to build icecat_31.0+gnu3.tar.gz, and
README.IceCat says, run .configure to make, but there is
no .configure. I am doing something wrong?

On 09/11/2014 07:36 AM, Antonio Trande wrote:
> On Thu 11 Sep 2014 04:15:48 PM CEST, Rubén Rodríguez wrote:
>> Hi everybody,
>> this is Ruben Rodriguez. I recently became the maintainer for the IceCat
>> package and I've been working to make a new release based on the current
>> upstream code.
> Hi Ruben.
> Nice to meet/read you on this ML.
> I'm Antonio, since short time in this ML, I'm engaging to package 
> IceCat for the Fedora Project.
> IceCat requires big work so I think we will hear frequently. :)
>> Development packages can be found at http://devel.trisquel.info/icecat/
>> The "toutatis" repo should work on Trisquel 6, Debian Stable and Ubuntu
>> Precise, while the "belenos" one should work on Trisquel 7 (beta),
>> Debian Testing and Ubuntu Trusty.
> Mainly I need of the source archive that should be 
> http://devel.trisquel.info/icecat/belenos/pool/main/i/icecat/icecat_31.0+gnu3.tar.gz.
>> The current packages are based on v31, and v32 ones should be ready
>> today. I plan to release new versions following upstream ones with about
>> a week delay or less. Releases would be made for both the latest release
>> available and also the latest update for version 31 "Extended Support
>> Release". I'll be including some of TorBrowser features into the v31
>> branch as soon as they are ported upstream.
>> Main changes from the previous version focus on providing better
>> privacy, in particular protecting the user against fingerprinting. The
>> settings have been tweaked to prevent the browser from leaking
>> information through referrers, cookies, useragent and other methods.
>> The current version comes with this main extensions enabled:
>> * LibreJS to check for the freedom of the javascript you run
>> * HTTPS-Everywhere redirects you to secure versions of sites
>> * A customized Adblockplus blocks known privacy trackers, and when in
>> private browsing mode it blocks all third party content.
>> * A custom homepage lists this and other features with links to
>> documentation and the possibility to disable them quickly if needed.
>> I'm working on some last details before I make a proper release
>> announcement, which would come with a more comprehensive list of
>> features. Stay tuned, and test the development packages!
> --
> Antonio Trande
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