[Fedora-packaging] Is it time to allow Chromium in Fedora?

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Wed Aug 12 15:14:02 UTC 2015

On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 10:11:39PM -0400, Gary Gatling wrote:
> > I realize we have our guidelines and we're not Debian, Suse or Ubuntu...
> > and that's a good thing.  But, if we're making exceptions for Firefox
> > because of it's popularity shouldn't we do the same for Chromium.
> I agree with Gerald. If there are exceptions for firefox due to popularity
> then chromium deserves the same bundling exceptions. Otherwise we are not
> being fair.

It's important to note that "popularity" is not the sole reason for
exceptions for Firefox. Overall, everyone should review the existing
discussion in the guidelines about bundling exceptions and consider how
this might fit in (possibly including revisions if they make sense):

Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
Fedora Project Leader

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