On Thu, 02 Apr 2015 11:25:42 +1100 Dmitry Smirnov wrote:

> On Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:44:17 Francesco Poli wrote:
> > 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...
> Indeed. I asked upstream and he replied:
>     Hi. I do not plan to maintain the video detection for sites that can play
>     video without flash. When I started this project, the youtube HTML5
>     experiment only worked for a few videos but now it seems to me that every
>     video can be played natively. On youtube comments and suggested video
>     click do not works because it's in AJAX. I will eventually remove the
>     youtube parser when no video will be detected at all.
> So according to upstream it is "wontfix".

OK, I see.

Thanks a lot for getting in touch with the upstream developer(s).
This is really appreciated.

> Luckily we won't need anti-flash plugins on youtube much longer since they've
> made HTML5 player default, according to
> http://youtube-eng.blogspot.com.au/2015/01/youtube-now-defaults-to-html5_27.html

Interesting, thanks for pointing it out.
When a recent enough version of Iceweasel reaches Debian testing,
I will benefit from this new YouTube HTML5 video default...


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