So, I borrowed some of their good ideas and made some improvements:
* I applied their patch to get HTML5 video (ogg and mpeg-4) working. You MUST have ffmpeg-libs installed for this to work. (You can test this by going to: http://www.archive.org/details/Sita_Sings_the_Blues)
* I altered the source generation script to delete a lot more unused files, most notably, all of the chromium and webkit test suites
* The source generation script detects the version of chromium and embeds it in the source tarball. I was determining the chromium version manually and adding it into the chromium.spec, but there was no good reason it shouldn't be in the tarball name.
* I compressed the source with xz to further cut down on the size. The SRPM is now much much much smaller. (From 435M to 56M)
* The package builds with make instead of scons. I'd been meaning to make this switch for a while now. This actually makes it build significantly faster, I'm guessing because make is better at multi-cpu parallelization (-j).
As always, the latest packages live here: http://spot.fedorapeople.org/chromium/