[Dev] QTWebengine is nonfree
fauno at endefensadelsl.org
Sun Jan 8 05:01:37 GMT 2017
André Silva <emulatorman at riseup.net> writes:
> Hi guys, since Chromium is blacklisted as nonfree software  we have a
> serious issue. KDE is migrating their apps to QTWebEngine which contains
> Chromium as the embed engine inside it. 
> Blacklisting it could be a solution, however since it's an engine, a lot
> of packages won't work without it and it will require a large task to
> remove the entire QT/KDE framework.
> What do you think is the best solution to this problem?
> I feel that Chromium is nonfree and presents privacy risks due to
> outstanding issues.
wasn't chromium considered non libre because of some source files'
licenses being proprietary? that license review was made years ago,
maybe the situation changed?
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