[arch-general] On arch-dev-public: Chromium losing Sync support on March 15
matt at xhec.us
Wed Jan 20 00:30:16 UTC 2021
I’m on the same page. Hardly use chromium, and when I do I most definitely
don’t use sync.
On Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 19:28 Javier via arch-general <
arch-general at lists.archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 1/19/21 6:22 PM, u34--- via arch-general wrote:
> > There is a heads-up discussion at
> > 1. Is it worth asking help from some free software org, since the problem
> > is shared by other distributions? Perhaps google will agree to work
> > with that org, as a representative of the distributions. Or,that a
> > distribtion will represent the other?
> > 2. I hardly use chromium. Yet, few gov sites here mandate using it. At
> > rare circumstancess, I have to deal with these gov sites. In short, I
> > hardly knows, and don't care, about its Sync feature.
> > 2.1 Can the package built, and run, without whatever is required for
> > the Sync feature?
> > 2.2 In case you will stop maintaining it and no one adopts it, can
> > upload it to the AUR, and disown it?
> > --
> > u34
> Actually, why not keeping it maintained without the "Sync Feature"? Is it
> something most users make use of? I use pretty much Firefox for
> everything, but I need to keep Chromium given some corporate web pages that
> only work on Chrome/Chromium. So I believe it's good for Arch to keep
> Chromium, and not sure about the rationale on no supporting Chromium
> without Sync. I bet it's pretty useful without it. I've been keeping an
> eye on that thread, but in the end devs are the ones deciding.
> Greetings !
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