[Dev] [GNU-linux-libre] QTWebengine is nonfree

André Silva emulatorman at riseup.net
Sun Jan 8 15:31:58 GMT 2017

On 01/08/2017 02:48 PM, philcantor wrote:
> Returning to the original topic, QT and KDE were previously using
> QTWebkit. Webkit does remain fully free software, and Webkit2 is under
> active development.
> It is not just a port of the core HTML/CSS rendering engine, *it is the
> entire
> Chromium platform.*"
> Ohh fuck... first of all hi to everyone! I switched to Parabola in these
> days (good distro!).
> But this is a terrible news for me, thank you very much for sharing this
> André Silva! But this means that also QT is in danger? I ask you this
> because, I programming in c++ and used QT in past...

Yes, it means that QT/KDE framework are in danger (freedom issue and
privacy risks) because QTWebgine embeds **entire Chromium platform**.

> P.S. = sorry for my terrible english eheh

Don't worry, my english is bad too :)

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