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Google Chrome and master passwords

Google Chrome and master passwords

Posted May 20, 2010 2:17 UTC (Thu) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
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" Maybe someone in the community needs to take a crack at it—it is, after all, free software."

Chromium is free software. Google Chrome is a proprietary browser.


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Google Chrome and master passwords

Posted May 20, 2010 3:26 UTC (Thu) by jake (editor, #205) [Link]

> Google Chrome is a proprietary browser.

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.

jake

It's not true anymore

Posted May 20, 2010 7:16 UTC (Thu) by khim (subscriber, #9252) [Link]

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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