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Re: [PATCH] - Introduce reference to a new Emacs build target - NaCl

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: [PATCH] - Introduce reference to a new Emacs build target - NaCl
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:06:04 -0400

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  > The statement "NaCl modules must be run from the Chrome Web Store (CWS)" is
  > a statement about what the browser permits without user action *by default*,
  > not a licensing statement.

  > Users of Chrome or Chromium can opt into running NaCl modules on web pages
  > outside the Web Store from about://flags. Additionally Chrome Apps can be
  > side-loaded from the chrome://extensions page or at the command line.

Based on your explanation, there's no real issue here.

  > NaCl Emacs can be compiled today from the open source patches and scripts

Would you please help our cause by not calling them "open source"?

See http://gnu.org/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.html
for more explanation of the difference between free software and open
source.  See also http://thebaffler.com/past/the_meme_hustler for
Evgeny Morozov's article on the same point.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation
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