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Dependency and freedom issues

GNU+Linux client

The GNU/Linux client currently depends on non-free software called Electron. See:

Further more, the notes on the "web" version apply.


Has "conditional" freedom status when built. Only builds for F-Droid are free/libre, others aren't. This "conditional freedom" is programmed in the source files and is activated automatically by default, so it seems that the Riot proprietors only want to "reach out for more people" rather than provide free/libre software for everyone. See this discussion on libreplanet-br mailing list (in Brazilian Portuguese).


Requires non-free software, or the website visitors aren't informed on which license covers the software and where to get the complete corresponding source files. See this discussion on libreplanet-br mailing list (in Brazilian Portuguese).

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