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  • Task Type Replace Request
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Opened by fablamar78 - 28/11/2018
Last edited by g4jc - 04/12/2018

FS#1279 - [avideo] Replace with youtube-dl

What do you think ? Avideo is not updated anymore, can’t we use regular youtube-dl instead as RMS himself say :

“youtube-dl is okay to be in the Directory because it does not actually execute nonfree JS as we first suspected.”

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Closed by  g4jc
04.12.2018 00:27
Reason for closing:  Duplicated
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dupe, please close. thanks

g4jc commented on 04.12.2018 00:27

YouTube-DL parses and runs non-free bytecode, you can see here for reference:

We will be continuing avideo patches in hypervideo.

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