[arch-dev-public] bringing vivaldi browser to community

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Jun 1 11:30:16 UTC 2019

On 1/6/19 8:12 pm, Ike Devolder via arch-dev-public wrote:
> 3 years have passed since I first proposed to bring vivaldi into
> community. Now there is a clear differentiation between what vivaldi
> offers out-of-the box compared to other browsers.
> Vivaldi offers a ton of customisation features out of the box, and is
> also able to just use the chrome/ium addons from the chrome webstore.
> Personally I'm using vivaldi as my main browser since somewhere in 2015
> (shortly after the first beta was released) and the key features no
> other browser currently offers are:
> - webpanels
> - quick commands
> - tabtiling
> - tabstacking
> - tabbar positioning
> I'll bring it in the same way as with opera, where you have the
> webbrowser + separate packge with libffmpeg.so to allow the playback of
> proprietary formats like mp4.

Does the license allow us to distribute it?

And dozens of packages get added to [community] a week.  Why are you
asking here unless you think there will be an issue?  You don't seem to
explain why you need to ask in your email.


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