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People behind Debian: Mike Hommey, Firefox/Iceweasel maintainer

Feb 06, 2011, 11:05 (2 Talkback[s])


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"For as long as I have known Mike, he's been maintaining one of the largest (and most widely used) package: Iceweasel, Debian's default web browser. It's effectively Mozilla's Firefox although it has been renamed to avoid some rules enforced by Mozilla's trademark policy. But we might see Firefox back in Debian… read on to know Mike's plans.

"His story is also very interesting in that he went from simple user to Iceweasel maintainer, and now he's working for Mozilla Corporation. But you already knew that contributing to free software is a good way to grow skills and gain experience that are valuable on the job market, right? ;-)"

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