Control: retitle -1 xul-ext-video-without-flash: on YouTube, most videos are 
"undefined undefined"
Control: found -1 ideo-without-flash/1.5.1-1



On Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:00:41 +1100 Dmitry Smirnov wrote:

> On Sat, 6 Dec 2014 18:37:44 Francesco Poli wrote:
> > I am giving it a try, but I am experiencing some issues.
> > For instance, when trying to watch videos on YouTube, I seem to be
> > completely unable to watch some of them.
> 
> This is upstream issue. Besides even on Youtube some movies fail in "native" 
> HTML5 mode so 100% compatibility is hard to achieve.

Well, we are not speaking about 95 % compatibility, either.
I would rather say that the compatibility (on YouTube) seems to be less
than 10 %: the vast majority of the YouTube videos I tried to watch
are completely unavailable with this extension enabled (while they can
be watched without xul-ext-video-without-flash, by using
browser-plugin-gnash).

> Please read notes (see 
> link "more" from add-ons page), check README,

Done, but I failed to find any useful tips, unfortunately.

> play with settings (try to disable HTML5 module, etc.)

Disabling the HTML5 module seems to make things worse...
I failed to find other settings that may help to improve the situation.

> and also remember to try new package version 1.5.1 
> (recently uploaded).

Version 1.5.1 seems to fix the issue with partially shown videos:
images are no longer shifted down and the controls are visible (so that
I can adjust the volume!).
Hence, the new version is a significant improvement, but does _not_ fix
the issue with "undefined undefined" videos.

> 
> You might be interested in another related extension:
> 
>     https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/youtube-html5-switch/

Is it included in Debian?
I failed to find the xul-ext-* package...

> 
> 
> > Can you reproduce the bugs I am experiencing?
> > Please investigate them and fix them or, maybe, forward my report upstream.
> 
> Please do not hesitate to discuss the matter with upstream. I rarely use this 
> extension and I don't have time to get into details.

Could you please forward my bug report upstream?
I don't have a github account and I cannot register an account on the
issue tracker for each and every piece of software I use...

Thanks for your time!

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