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task #4529: Submission of GNUzilla

Submitted by:  Ray Dryden <mastrlynx>
Submitted on:  Sat 20 Aug 2005 12:27:09 PM UTC  
 
Should Start On: Sat 20 Aug 2005 05:00:00 AM UTCShould be Finished on: Tue 30 Aug 2005 05:00:00 AM UTC
Category: Project ApprovalPriority: 5 - Normal
Status: DonePrivacy: Public
Percent Complete: 0%Assigned to: Sebastian Wieseler <kickino>
Open/Closed: ClosedEffort: 0.00

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Sun 26 Jun 2011 12:36:55 AM UTC, comment #2:

With plug-ins do you mean things like Flashblock and NoScript, which are add-ons in Mozilla/Firefox parlance (also called extensions), or a piece of software which uses the Netscape plugin framework, like the VLC Media Player plugin?

Mart Rootamm <martg>
Sat 20 Aug 2005 09:13:11 PM UTC, comment #1:

Hi,

I have approved your project. You will receive an automated e-mail containing detailed information about the approval.

Regards.

Sebastian Wieseler <kickino>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Sat 20 Aug 2005 12:27:09 PM UTC, original submission:

A new project has been registered at Savannah
The project account will remain inactive until a site admin approve or discard the registration.

######### REGISTRATION ADMINISTRATION #########

While this item will be useful to track the registration process, approving or discarding the registration must be done using the specific "Group Administration" page, accessible only to site administrators, effectively logged as site administrators (superuser):

<https://savannah.gnu.org/admin/groupedit.php?group_id=7880>

######### REGISTRATION DETAILS #########

Full Name:
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GNUzilla

System Group Name:
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gnuzilla

Type:
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Official GNU software

License:
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GNU General Public License V2 or later

Other License:
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http://www.mozilla.org/MPL/MPL-1.1.txt
http://www.mozilla.org/MPL/NPL-1.1.html

Description:
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The GNUzilla Project is the GNU/Linux 'Free Software' version of the ever popular Mozilla.org Source Code. (http://mozilla.org/source.html)

With the 'ever-increasing' popularity of the new Mozilla.org 'FireFox' Web Browser, GNUzilla will provide the 'GNU/Linux' version of same, to be dubbed 'IceWeasel' as the First stage of our GNU/Linux - Mozilla Source Code Compilation Integration merging. (http://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-1.0.6&os=linux&lang=en-US)

Mozilla.org has moved towards the development of it's Web Browser 'FireFox', and its news and email Application 'Thunderbird', much to the detriment of the 'Mozilla Applicatiion Suite'. The 'Suite' will now be developed under Project name 'SeaMonkey', outside mozilla.org. (http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/seamonkey/nightly/)

Upon completion of GNUzilla's First Program Development (IceWeasel), we will secondly move right into the development of GNU/Linux version of 'SeaMonkey' (Suite) we shall dub 'LessZilla'.

ALL GNUzilla Programs will basically BE Mozilla Source Builds, with the major exception being the implementation of NO proprietary softwares, including plug-ins, according and adhereing to the GPL.

Other Software Required:
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http://mozilla.org/source.html
http://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-1.0.6&os=linux&lang=en-US
http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/seamonkey/nightly/

The Plug-in dependencies are yet to be determined as I will test which 'free software' alternatives work best for desired end result.

Other Comments:
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This Project is already approved and appointed to me as Maintainer by Richard Stallman. <rms@gnu.org>

My mentor, Karl Berry <karl@freefriends.org>, has graciously offered to assist in this endeavor, as I learn GNU/Savannah Processes.

Please list Richard Stallman and Karl Berry (if acceptable to each gentleman) as major Contributors to this Project GNUzilla.

Ray Dryden <mastrlynx>

 

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