Re: Re: [dev] Interesting Web Browser Decoupling Concept

From: Ivan Tham <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 20:50:44 +0800

Kamil CholewiƄski <> wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Jun 2017, wrote:
> > When mentioning souldcloud, I usually refer to the "sound editing" feature.
> As a person that does most of his music making in plain old analog
> (including a tape recorder), I miss the point of having a web service
> doing audio stuff, i.e. what can SC do in the browser that I couldn't do
> with a desktop app?
> > For youtube, we agree 100%, but it seems that the javascript/modern web engine
> > combo is used as a kind of DRM... namely the dependency by complexity is _on
> > purpose_ (see the user agreement of youtube: you MUST use the javascript/modern
> > web engine video player. [...]
> In principle, in practice youtube-dl[1] still works pretty well ;)
> However not without labor on the part of the developer.
> I suspect there will be a way, as long as YT allows watching videos
> without logging in - which would get a lot of people upset.
> [1]:

youtube-dl is quite fat, I prefer you-get which is simpler and smaller.
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