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On Fri, Jan 01, 2016 at 04:44:30PM -0700, Nobody III wrote:
> Should we be porting Firefox or Chromium? Chromium is already designed to
> use sandboxing. Also, given the critical security role of web browsers, it
> seems most logical to heavily modify whichever browser we port to take full
> advantage of Genode's security features.
Porting Tor Browser (based on Firefox) is probably one of the best moves that
could be done given how privacy-orientated it is above any other browser. It's a
requisite for having proper anonymous web browisng on Genode.
Although it's not a security matter, Chromium doesn't exactly have a good
history when it comes to keeping the code base free. On a development level, it
just seems to be code meant to be turned in to Chrome, not an intentional
browser by itself like Firefox.
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