Join to Mozilla Location Service in Fedora

Matthias Clasen mclasen at
Thu Nov 6 15:01:46 UTC 2014

On Thu, 2014-11-06 at 09:43 -0500, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Nov 2014, Martin Stransky wrote:
> > as you may know [0] Firefox in Fedora [1] is using Mozilla Location service 
> > [2] as a location provider instead of the Google one.
> >
> > I'd like to ask you to join the project, install the Mozilla Stumbler 
> > application [3] and help to improve the location accuracy.
> Are third party (non-browsers, free opensource software) allowed to use the service?
> The licensing I see mostly talks about the gathering the data, but not
> about consuming the data.

We are actually using the mozilla location service for the desktop
location consumers nowadays, via geoclue. So adding to the mozilla
database will also help the desktop apps.

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