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

From: Julie Marchant
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] [PATCH] gnu: Add ungoogled-chromium.
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2019 18:59:02 -0500

On 02/07/2019 06:52 PM, Christopher Lemmer Webber wrote:
> 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
> work.

Yes, exactly.

Julie Marchant

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