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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] [PATCH] gnu: Add ungoogled-chromium.

From: Christopher Lemmer Webber
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] [PATCH] gnu: Add ungoogled-chromium.
Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 18:52:02 -0500
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Ludovic Courtès writes:

> Hi bill-auger,
> bill-auger <address@hidden> skribis:
>> re:
>> i would like to remind readers of the guix-devel list that it was
>> discussed some months ago, why no FSDG distros currently distribute
>> chromium[1] - it appeared at that time, that most people in that
>> discussion were in agreement that chromium should not be included in
>> guix; and marius was instead hosting it in a private repo, as not to
>> taint the main guix repos with dubious software - has there been a
>> notable break-through since then?
> It’s not entirely clear to me what the problems are, to be honest.
> Marius listed specific issues that were addressed by the patches; others
> then pointed out at additional issues that ungoogled-chromium fixes,
> which Marius took into account; what’s left now?
> I understand you’re skeptical about Chromium, but we cannot base
> decisions based on vague skepticism.  If you know of issues that are
> still unaddressed, please do list them.
> I’d also like to stress that, if Chromium is eventually included in
> Guix, we are committed to fixing it or removing it should someone later
> discover that it does not comply with the FSDG (that’s the “Commitment
> to Correct Mistakes” section of FSDG.)

+1 ... If concrete problems are found, by all means those should be
raised and addressed.  Otherwise I really think we ought to merge this

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