Bug#561927: iceweasel: Can Iceweasel pretend to be Firefox to services such as safebrowsing ?

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Tue Feb 2 06:46:08 UTC 2010

On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 11:28:18AM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> Package: iceweasel
> Version: 3.5.6-1
> Severity: serious
> Justification: This should be resolved before release
> Iceweasel current replaces firefox with iceweasel in various service urls
> in configuration. Some other service urls such as safebrowsing have not been
> addressed yet, leading to bugs such as #518357.
> The question is whether we can have iceweasel pretend to be firefox to such
> services, which are related to agreements between MoCo and third parties.

So far, the answer to this question is near "probably not". I now have
addresses to contact @google wrt the safebrowsing service to have
possibly get an agreement in the best case, or at least, a definite answer.


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