Gecko vs Goanna for Thunderbird Independence

Jörg Knobloch jorgk at jorgk.com
Wed Jan 27 16:39:02 UTC 2016


On 27/01/2016 15:35, Tanstaafl wrote:
> Since one of the biggest problems with respect to the independence of
> Thunderbird right now is its dependence on Gecko, has any thought been
> given to switching to Goanna, the new rendering engine powering Palemoon
> 26 and Fossamail (Thunderbird based)?

There isn't much point. It's a Gecko fork, so we could fork Gecko 
ourselves. BTW, there is nothing "new" about Goanna, it's in fact an old 
(frozen) version of Gecko.

Jorg K.



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