[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] Potential removal of Chromium in ~2 months

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Sun Feb 23 14:24:27 UTC 2020

On 2/23/20 8:23 AM, Geo Kozey via arch-general wrote:

> Hi,
> First of all let me thank you for high quality maintainership of
> chromium package in Arch.
> This post was really surprising for me and sad but also quite
> confusing because I don't understand how lack of some minor feature
> can involve nuclear option of removing dominant and most
> tech-advanced browser on the market from Arch repos.

Nobody ever suggested removing Firefox.

> I bet most users won't even notice lack of it and some may even
> welcome removal of so called "spyware".
> Those who treat geolocation as critical feature may choose different
> browser but forcing everyone out of they beloved one for this
> particular reason seems like overreaction to me.
> Yours sincerely
> G. K.

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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