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

From: Brett Gilio
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] [PATCH] gnu: Add ungoogled-chromium.
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 04:25:36 -0600
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bill-auger writes:

> On Mon, 04 Feb 2019 23:34:45 +0100 Ludovic wrote:
>> It’s not entirely clear to me what the problems are, to be honest.  
> On Wed, 06 Feb 2019 22:04:59 +0100 Marius wrote:
>> Indeed, the only real breakthrough is that we now have a script to
>> create an Ungooglified source tarball with all unnecessary third_party
>> components removed.
>> I am of course happy to help other FSDG distributions liberate their
>> Chromium too.  

I agree with everything Bill said in his message, and I heavily
encourage all of us lurking in this mailing list with an opinion on the
matter to please state your opinion on this controversy and the Guix
relationship to the FSDG.

The free software guidelines are first and foremost put up by the free
software community by what is specified to be important to the values of
free software. This needs to be addressed sooner than later, because the
act of solidarity on the part of the community here is a tremendously
crucial and singular event.

I'd like to see the offerings of free software to grow, and include
chromium if chromium has a reasonable method of liberation. But there is
yet to be a complete audit to identify the problems. We can not rely
solely on speculation, so lets get to the bottom of this once and for

Brett Gilio

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