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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Status of google chrome and chromium

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Status of google chrome and chromium
Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 10:13:29 +1030

On Thu, 7 Jan 2010 16:15:07 +0100
jaromil <address@hidden> wrote:

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> On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 01:03:49AM +1030, Karl Goetz wrote:
> > The greatest irony  for me is Google (apparently)  provides > 3/4 of
> > Mozilla corps funding. Wonder what'll happen to them now.


> Plus  I've   had  very   bad  experience  interacting   with  Mozilla,

I suspect there is almost enough people in that situation to start a
club ;) (As for their build system... bleh).

> > Just so I'm sure what you're saying: You say that being able to turn
> > *off*  "incognito" is  ok, as  long  as "incognito"  is the  default
> > behaviour?
> oh  no.  i'm  saying  is ok  to  have incognito  as  default and  then
> optionally switch to "public" mode;  i suspect if that would have been
> the policy of Firefox earlier we  would have much less problems in the
> wild with all kinds of predators for people's privacy.

ok :)

> > I would  consider forking without  attempting to work  with upstream
> > first bad, no question. (I don't consider slapping some new branding
> > on top to be a fork).
> yep, sure not.
> somehow Iron plays also on ambiguity between forking and branding.


> [1] seen this? eheheh

hehe, I hadn't.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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