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Chromium is free software. Google Chrome is a proprietary browser.
Google Chrome and master passwords
Posted May 20, 2010 3:26 UTC (Thu) by jake (editor, #205)
Built from Chromium source with some other free software components (FFmpeg + codecs) linked in. At least as I understand it. Unless I am missing something, which is always possible, that makes Chrome free software.
It's not true anymore
Posted May 20, 2010 7:16 UTC (Thu) by khim (subscriber, #9252)
Unless I am missing something, which is always possible, that makes Chrome free software.
Well, there are flash, for example. The Chrome core contains only open-source, but there are different proprietary addons. This makes the whole bundle proprietary...
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