[arch-general] Netflix in Arch?
sebastiaanlokhorst at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 06:49:09 UTC 2014
2014-10-14 8:40 GMT+02:00 Doug Newgard <scimmia at archlinux.info>:
> On Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:28:46 +0200
> Sebastiaan Lokhorst <sebastiaanlokhorst at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2014-10-14 8:13 GMT+02:00 Hugo Osvaldo Barrera <hugo at barrera.io>:
> > > There would be little point in getting it to work with Chromium
> > > anyway. Why would you care if you're using an open source browser
> > > if you're gonna add a propietary DRM plugin onto it?
> > > Just pick Chrome and avoid the hastle. That is, after all, what
> > > Chrome is: Chromium + propietary addons (+ some rebranding).
> > >
> > A proprietary plugin can be sandboxed, to be sure it doesn't do
> > anything it's not supposed to do. That's at least the idea that the
> > Firefox people want to implement.
> > Besides that, just using Chrome is indeed the easiest solution right
> > now. The only problem is that it is not in the official Arch
> > repositories, leading to more hassle.
> > Would it be possible to move it there from the AUR? We have lots of
> > closed-source software in the official repositories, and I think
> > Chrome (with EME and Flash Player built in!) would be very useful for
> > people. We already have the old NPAPI Flash Player, so I don't see
> > why this would be a problem.
> > Sebastiaan
> I believe the closed source portions are non-redistributable.
Unfortunately, you seem to be right...
>From https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/privacy/eula_text.html :
"5.3 Unless you have been specifically permitted to do so in a separate
agreement with Google, you agree that you will not reproduce, duplicate,
copy, sell, trade or resell the Services for any purpose."
Thanks for the quick reply anyway! :)
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