[arch-dev-public] Chromium losing Sync support on March 15

Evangelos Foutras evangelos at foutrelis.com
Tue Jan 26 21:05:19 UTC 2021

On Tue, 26 Jan 2021 at 22:53, Morten Linderud via arch-dev-public
<arch-dev-public at lists.archlinux.org> wrote:
> Frankly, I'd love to "stick it to the Man" and bundle the chrome keys. It would
> place Google in an interesting position.

Same. :)

> With that said... looking at the mailing list this feels like doing Google a
> favour. Clearly they do not care about their users, and do not want us to
> distribute the packages. Why help them keep users for a few more weeks and put
> in a liable situation?

Indeed, that's another big issue with that approach, that we're only
postponing the inevitable. After the fuss raised on the mailing lists,
they are likely to use new keys for Chrome and obfuscate them in the
chrome binary.

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