Non-Free Network Services

I note there has been discussion on this topic, but not recently. If I write an app that gets it’s data from an internet resource that isn’t completely FOSS, that app gets tagged. If I set up a internet resource using FOSS tools, and make sure the code is FOSS and published, then write an app that gets it’s data from that resource, that’s fine, as far as I can see. Where that resource gets it’s data from appears to be a different issue.

I would then have to add facilities for donations to fund that internet resource. Is that what is intended?

NonFreeNet is all encompasing now, it needs a split: https://gitlab.com/fdroid/fdroiddata/-/issues/553

I would then have to add facilities for donations to fund that internet resource. Is that what is intended?

No sure what the relation is, that seems out of spec for F-Droid itself.

Just making the generic point that running an internet site isn’t free, it needs to be funded.

We agree, we have Donate/Bitcoin/Liberapay fields for that :slight_smile:

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