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@1lya
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It is open, but not free. Although, everything is relative, of course. I feel sorry for the developer of the MyPal browser. He shouldn’t have messed with this. It was necessary to do it on the basis of Chromium, as everyone does.

@Echedenyan
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UXP needs an independent fork already.

I know that a developer and founder of HyperBola was helping in main development to create the web browser for HyperBolaBSD based on Basilisk code.

IngrownMink4
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Yes, BUT there are some components that are not FLOSS, like the DRM (it is required to make Spotify and another websites work). According to Firefox (taken directly from about:license):

All of the source code to this product is available under licenses which are both free and open source. A URL identifying the specific source code used to create this copy can be found on the build configuration page, and you can read instructions on how to download and build the code for yourself.

More specifically, most of the source code is available under the Mozilla Public License 2.0 (MPL. The MPL has a FAQ to help you understand it. The remainder of the software which is not under the MPL is available under one of a variety of other free and open source licenses. Those that require reproduction of the license text in the distribution are given below. (Note: your copy of this product may not contain code covered by one or more of the licenses listed here, depending on the exact product and version you choose.)

@vis4valentine
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Yes it is, but has some propietary code build into it.

@dragnucs
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Proprietary code is not built-in. It gets downloaded with a prompt if you visit a site requiring it. Mainly DRM.

jhghjb (he/they)
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the version you get from mozilla.org has proprietary software contained within, similar to how linux usually ships with proprietary drivers, you can get librewolf for a fully free/libre and open source version of firefox

dm9pZCAq
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librewolf don’t remove any “proprietary software contained within” it’s just firefox with changed default settings and icons

here is sources and you can see it yourself, and not just misinformed people

https://gitlab.com/librewolf-community/browser/common

jhghjb (he/they)
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  1. you are straight up wrong

  2. even if firefox was the same as mozilla firefox, librewolf would still be firefox without proprietary software, just actually look into the repo you linked

dm9pZCAq
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you are straight up wrong

then you can show me exact line of code in patches where librewolf removes “proprietary software”?

jhghjb (he/they)
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but you truly have no idea what you are talking about, librewolf uses “raw firefox”, not the proprietary filled mozilla version of firefox.

@dreeg_ocedam
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jhghjb (he/they)
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i don’t know about drm but there are proprietary blobs inside the firefox installation itself (especially if you are on w*ndows)

fucking lol

@dreeg_ocedam
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