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On Sat, Nov 18, 2006 at 08:45:21AM +0100, Michael Weyersh?user wrote:
> felix@... wrote:
> > Something else about this seamonkey vs mozilla conflict has been
> > bugging me. Why are the two even in conflict? Firefox is not in
> > conflict with either one. Can't they coexist?
> Just take a close look at the history of those two packages and their
> current status and you should be able to answer that to yourself.
Sorry, that's not clear at all. It doesn't explain why the two
binaries can't coexist. The only reason I can see for not coexisting
would be if the binaries had the same name. Even that wouldn't be
avery big ibstacle, since I have both emacs (emacs-21) and cvs-emacs
(emacs-22). And why the gentoo repository cares a white, I do not
> Another thing you should be aware of: As development (and even
> bugfixing) for Mozilla has ceased quite a while ago the last release has
> a number of security bugs that are well known and wide open. Any program
> using parts of Mozilla are therefor vulnerable as well. For that reason
> you shouldn't be using Mozilla and instead switch over to Firefox or
> Seamonkey. It will be removed from the tree sooner rather than later.
most of the security problems. I'd gladly switch to seamonkey if it
were stable, but the last time I tried it, it crashed too often and
too severaly, sometimes even clobbering the entire X session so badly
I had to reboot to clear the screen. Ssh still allowed access from
other machines, but the display eas completely useless because of X's
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