On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 02:04:48PM +0000, Justin Mason wrote:
> No -- it's not competing against Mozilla -- the problem I meant, was
> exactly what you're saying. Galeon, Mozilla nightlies and Nautilus all
> expect to find a working Moz, with such-and-such a version and
> such-and-such a binary interface, living as a set of .so's in /usr/lib or
> /usr/local/mozilla... and that just ain't gonna happen ;)
>> The interface to Moz components is very version-dependent, because it's
> all binary, C++ and dynamic-linking-based, and it's fragile.
Perhaps - a good packaged system should be able to deal with what's
compatible with what, as long as you live in a package world and are
willing to live with running the last package rather than your own compile
or a nightly build...
But gcc3 should solve part of the problem, and by Mozilla 1.0, the
interfaces should be well-defined, so I don't think it'll be a problem for
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