Pale Moon on iOS?

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Pale Moon on iOS?

Unread postby KNTRO » Sat, 03 Jan 2015, 12:22

Hi all! Happy New Year 2015!

I'm not sure if this is the right subforum to ask such a question —please, forgive me if it isn't and move this topic to the proper subforum if needed—.

Now that Firefox will be available on iOS —perhaps—, is there any chance we have Pale Moon on iOS as well, built from iOS' Firefox source code as first?

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Re: Pale Moon on iOS?

Unread postby Moonchild » Sat, 03 Jan 2015, 12:39

iOS is a closed operating system - I don't think there will be an option for Pale Moon to get on that OS because Pale Moon is Gecko-based and Apple does not allow that.
Making a shell around Apple's own JS and rendering engine is developing a completely different product. Simply re-branding the future iOS Firefox to "be on the OS" is very much a grey area that I don't want to go into.
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Re: Pale Moon on iOS?

Unread postby Supernova » Sun, 04 Jan 2015, 05:27

Firefox on iOS will be "fake"-Firefox anyway.
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Re: Pale Moon on iOS?

Unread postby lyceus » Mon, 05 Jan 2015, 06:17

I don't think that Apple will open the chance that people use another browser and then stop to send private data to their servers (like any good i-whatever does) and send these valuable marketing info to a competitor (cough Yahoo! from the deal Firefox-Yahoo). I think that this "browser" will be a fancy shell for safari engine.

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Re: Pale Moon on iOS?

Unread postby Moonchild » Mon, 05 Jan 2015, 10:37

lobocursor wrote:I think that this "browser" will be a fancy shell for safari engine.

It will - it will be forced to use the iOS parser&renderer, and the iOS javascript engine. So it will just be a front-end.
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Re: Pale Moon on iOS?

Unread postby V Tora Bisu V » Sat, 04 Feb 2017, 04:04

I would love to see someone fork Firefox for iOS into a Pale Moon for iOS. I don't care if its using Webkit. As long as I can access my Pale Moon data, I'm happy!
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