[Dev] [libreplanet-discuss] QTWebengine is nonfree

fauno fauno at endefensadelsl.org
Tue Jan 10 00:12:59 GMT 2017


Hanno Böck <hanno at hboeck.de> writes:
> I'd also want to note that there are good reasons why people want to
> move from webkit to the chrome rendering engine. Many applications
> using webkit have been stuck with unfixed security vulnerabilities in
> the past. The chromium engine is well maintained and generally at the
> forefront when it comes to both security and features in the web.
> While software freedom is important, it's by far not the only issue
> that is important when it comes to software ethics.

hopefully people migrating to the chromium engine are sympathetic with
the concerns expressed here and are able to replace the non free files
found in the source code soon ;)

take a look at this thread from 2012:

https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/gnu-linux-libre/2012-03/msg00028.html

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