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Packaging Request #3252

[iceweasel-librejs] add package

gap - 7 months ago - . Updated 7 months ago.

Status:
open
Priority:
wish
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Description

Shouldn't all browsers in Parabola come with LibreJS or an equivalent libre-checking feature?

See also "The Javascript Trap" by RMS.

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#1

Updated by bill-auger 7 months ago

  • Status changed from unconfirmed to duplicate

librejs was never added to iceweasel; because it is not a requirement - icecat comes with librejs pre-installed though

#2488 tracks those "links to junk" and other branding annoyances

#2

Updated by gap 7 months ago

Please may this ticket be changed to a packaging request for iceweasel-librejs?

#3

Updated by bill-auger 7 months ago

  • Priority changed from bug to wish
  • Status changed from duplicate to open
  • Tracker changed from Freedom Issue to Packaging Request

sure it could definitely be that - i assume that no one requested it before because anyone who wanted it could simply use icecat or get librejs from GNU

if it is packaged, that raises the question of whether it should be required by 'iceweasel-hardened-preferences'

#4

Updated by bill-auger 7 months ago

  • Subject changed from [iceweasel] Doesn't come with LibreJS, has "Pocket" enabled which loads links to junk news sites on the landing screen and makes tons of network requests to [iceweasel-librejs] add package
#5

Updated by gap 7 months ago

I think that iceweasel-librejs should at least be an optional dependency of iceweasel-hardened-preferences, but should be a hard dependency of iceweasel.

Alternatively, we could factor out LibreJS from IceCat and make it a standalone package dependency for both Icecat and Iceweasel.

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