Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Aug 2010 22:16 UTC
Internet & Networking Well, some rumblings in Chromium-land today. An attentive user found out that it looked like Chromium, the open source, un-Googled version of Chrome, was phoning home to Google during start-up. A long discussion ensued, and together with Chromium hackers, the behaviour was clarified, and traced to a regression somewhere in the code. Open source at work, people.
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by jaklumen on Wed 11th Aug 2010 07:20 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: ..."
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Actually, I seem to remember the OS being referred to by the name "Chrome" as well. I haven't checked closely yet but I wouldn't be surprised if "Chromium" is equally interchangeable between both projects as well: i.e., there's corporate and open source versions of the OS, too.

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by Lennie on Wed 11th Aug 2010 15:32 in reply to "RE[8]: ..."
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Google Chrome is a browser, based on their Chromium open source project. Google Chrome OS is a Linux-based OS which includes the Google Chrome browser.

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