[Dev] Remove the Facebook support for Parabola software

Guest One theguestone at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 14:12:52 GMT 2013


We have the mozilla-searchplugins without engines like Google by default so
why something like Facebook is supported by our apps?


On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 4:03 PM, Nicolás Reynolds <fauno at kiwwwi.com.ar>wrote:

> Guest One <theguestone at gmail.com> writes:
>
> > Reading this http://www.fsf.org/facebook and this
> > http://stallman.org/facebook.html i have a question for you:
> > should Parabola remove the Facebook support from applications like
> Pidgin,
> > Empathy, Gwibber and from all the others?
> > maybe should be a good policy.
>
> we've discussed this.  it would require removing msn and all other
> reverse engineered proprietary protocols as well.  also setting up
> triggers on browsers.  if the implementation is free software the distro
> shouldn't decide what people should do with it.
>
> also it could be argued that it's better to have support for facebook on
> locally running free software instead of using the proprietary
> javascript on their site.
>
> sorry but technocracy is not my cup of tea :)
>
> http://nadir.org/txt/We_need_to_talk_about_Facebook.html
>
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