Re: [dev] [vp] A media website video player/fetcher

From: thuban <>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 05:13:44 +0200

Le Sun, 15 Aug 2010 16:52:59 -0400,
Kris Maglione <> a écrit :

> On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 09:44:43PM +0200, thuban wrote:
> >Le Sun, 15 Aug 2010 05:18:55 -0400,
> >Here is a project that might help you to make vp usable for other
> >websites :
> >
> >I was using cclive to replace flashplugin with a shortkey, exactly as
> >you described above, to read the videos with mplayer for example. but
> >I'll try vp I think.
> I hadn't come across that one before. Its quvi portion, at
> least, is a lot better than most of the alternatives, although
> it seems to need 1500 lines of C to do what I did in a few dozen
> lines of shell script. I'm don't even understand what the C++
> portion is for. But I don't think it will be of much help. The
> Lua portions are generally pretty clean, but most of the
> scrapers are easy to write if you've got a mind to write them.
> And I notice that the YouTube scraper, at least, uses my old
> method which I had to give up when it began to fail for some
> videos (which is unfortunate, since it also removed the need for
> a cookie jar and thus allowed direct streaming by vlc).

It was, once before all, to have some methods to get videos from other
sites, because methods can change from one to another.
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