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Re: [directory-discuss] Add js and extension freedom notes on browsers

From: Joshua Gay
Subject: Re: [directory-discuss] Add js and extension freedom notes on browsers
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:40:51 -0400
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On 07/31/2015 12:03 AM, Svetlana A. Tkachenko wrote:
> Things in 
> are 
> not completely free - users are allowed to run non-free JavaScript,

This is not a reasonable condition when deciding whether or not a
browser can be listed in the directory. It is OK if a browser  will
download and run JavaScript when a person visits a site that has

>  and install non-free extensions from the browser add-on manager.

We need to decide if browsers that recommend non-free add-ons via an
add-on manager should be allowed in the directory. The idea of a
checkbox to alert people to the issue that it could make it easy to
install nonfree software might make sense.
Joshua Gay
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