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Issue #1647

Feature #1629: F-Droid does not respect the GNU free system distributions guidelines

F-droid Antifeature:Ads wiki page is unclear

Added by Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli over 4 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:
Rejected
Priority:
Normal
Category:
Upstream antifeatures and privacy issues
Target version:
Start date:
02/06/2016
Due date:
% Done:

0%

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Description

The page is at: https://f-droid.org/wiki/page/Antifeature:Ads

It tells that "No such apps are currently known to exist.", but I verified (with the "Hungarian Rings for Android" application) that it's no longer the case.

#1

Updated by Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli over 4 years ago

  • Category set to 177
#2

Updated by Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli over 4 years ago

  • Assignee set to Paul Kocialkowski
#3

Updated by Paul Kocialkowski over 4 years ago

  • Subject changed from F-droid: Fix Antifeature:Ads for the sake of clarity. to F-droid Antifeature:Ads wiki page is unclear
  • Device added
  • Device deleted (Not device specific)
#4

Updated by Wolfgang Wiedmeyer over 3 years ago

Is this only about the ads wiki page being out of date and not listing apps that have this anti-feature?
If so, I don't understand why this should be a bug in Replicant. As I already mentioned in #1629, the wiki will probably be obsolete soon and we should look at definitions in the new doc.

I didn't see ads mentioned in the FSDG guidelines, so I'm not sure how this could be an FSDG issue. My understanding is that apps with this anti-feature display ads using only free software. Is there evidence to the contrary?

#5

Updated by Wolfgang Wiedmeyer over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Feedback
  • Assignee changed from Paul Kocialkowski to Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
#6

Updated by Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Rejected

It was to point out that f-droid was contradictory with itself.
That should indeed be resolved upstream.

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