Kudos to Tom "Spot" Callaway
awilliam at redhat.com
Mon Sep 12 21:41:36 UTC 2011
On Sat, 2011-09-10 at 20:53 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On 09/10/2011 12:15 PM, drago01 wrote:
> > Well it seems upstream isn't really interested in fixing this so if we
> > want chromium in fedora we'd have to ask FESCo for an exception.
> I agree with that. If Spot is going to maintain it anyway, it might as
> well as be in the repository and more accessible to end users with
> better security
I disagree. It being in the repository rather implies that it meets
Fedora's packaging standards, which it very clearly and egregiously does
not. Being in a third party repo makes it clear that it does not.
Given that it's not a particularly vital package, since we have the
somewhat more 'correct' Firefox, I don't think it's necessary to suspend
our packaging standards to accept this kind of crappy code into Fedora.
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