[OT] Re: google chrome "big brother"
On Fri, 17 Dec 2010 09:41:55 -0800, S Mathias wrote:
(please, avoid using html format ;-) )
> Google Chrome Terms of Service(Google Chrome executable), BSD (source
> code and Chromium executable except chromium 5 beta),BSD License with
> proprietary parts (source code and chromium 5 beta executable, as it
> integrates Adobe Flash Player 10.1)
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Chrome in my interpretation, this
> means Google Chrome is fully open-source, only the flash player has
> proprietary codes. am i right, or i'm missing something? i would be
> happy if someone could correct me. thank you!!
> *ps.: because "they" say google is the "big brother"
AFAIK, what is open source is Chromium but not Chrome.
In regards with the "big brother" tag (OTOH, who are "they"?), I think is
due to the fact Google's eye is almost everywhere, but has nothing to do
with their software licenses.