Get FireFox button ?
marcelotduarte at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 11:48:56 CDT 2005
Wine uses an Mozilla ActiveX in shdocvw, and Jacek is using Gecko in
another part, forcing the user to have Firefox, no?
In another side, the user of Wine, is using Linux and Firefox or another
Open Source Browser, not IE.
wino at piments.com escreveu:
> Yes but anyone looking a wine knows about Linux and knows about the
> ammount crap to expect for IE be it on wine or windows
> I find it hard to imagine that anyone coming to wine needs to be made
> aware of FF or any other non-IE browser.
> The Open-standards link suggested would be a good idea for a link page
> but I agree with Marcus that it is not needed on the front page.
> Why not some worthy appeal buttons as well , Tsunami victims are less
> important than FireFox?
> m2c ;)
> On Wed, 06 Jul 2005 14:27:12 +0200, Andreas Mohr
> <andi at rhlx01.fht-esslingen.de> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 06, 2005 at 01:46:06PM +0200, Holly Bostick wrote:
>>> By the way, did you guys know that Mozilla.org links to CX on the
>>> plugins page?
>>> Check the bottom of the page.
>>> They even bring Wine into it, and compliment Codeweavers for their
>>> support of the Wine project.
>>> Damn decent of them, really.
>>> But, whatever.
>> Do I sense some slight disagreement in this mail? ;-)
>> Well, I for one am slightly astonished about that FireFox button
>> The whole world is talking about the lack of interoperability or
>> efforts within the OSS community, and here we are blindly rejecting
>> any attempt to go into such a direction.
>> So, while it can very easily be considered not very "PC" to place a
>> Mozilla button on the main page, a non-specific "you may get a
>> standards-compliant browser here" button surely cannot hurt?
>> (provided a decent web site exists for such an effort, and provided we
>> really want to do that)
>> I mean, *did* we have a huge amount of pain from all the non-standard
>> web pages caused by the "less than perfectly" interoperable
>> Intrusion Engine,
>> or didn't we?
>> And *did* we have huge pains from the continually reoccurring security
>> issues of IE or didn't we?
>> Next time you tell us we should remove the donation button from the
>> web page since it distracts users...
>> Andreas Mohr
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