[Dev] [Brett Smith] [GNU-linux-libre] Time to recheck Chromium?

Jorge Araya Navarro jorgean at lavabit.com
Tue Mar 20 03:14:28 GMT 2012

>         Inspired by a recent bug report, I started taking another look
>         at
>         Chromium's current licensing situation, and it seems like
>         there's been a
>         lot of improvement.  A lot of the problems I used to know
>         about are
>         gone.  Using Debian's copyright file as a sort of guide, I
>         went looking
>         for files with bad licensing, and didn't have any luck -- a
>         lot of the
>         files that Debian classifies as "unknown" are autogenerated,
>         or have
>         good license headers that were just missed by whatever script
>         they're
>         using.  The bug report that we link to in NONFSDG has seen a
>         lot of
>         progress since, including at least one update this year.
>         Is anybody interested in taking a deeper look at Chromium's
>         current
>         status to see if there might be a way to include it now?  I
>         remain loyal
>         to Mozilla-based browsers myself, but I know a lot of users
>         are
>         interested in Chromium, so it would be nice if that was an
>         option free
>         distros could provide.
>         -- 
>         Brett Smith
>         License Compliance Engineer, Free Software Foundation
>         Support the FSF by becoming an Associate Member:
>         http://fsf.org/jf
> fyi

what does "FYI" stand for? :O

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