[vlc-devel] [RFC] Option whitelisting policy

Antoine Cellerier dionoea at videolan.org
Tue Sep 23 13:50:44 CEST 2008

On Tue, Sep 23, 2008, Rémi Duraffort wrote:
> > >      add_string( "http-user-agent", COPYRIGHT_MESSAGE , NULL, AGENT_TEXT,
> > >                  AGENT_LONGTEXT, true );
> > > +        change_safe();
> > I don't really like it but maybe...
> Nor do I (just to avoid having funny (or not) user-agent send by vlc
> because a website changed it).

Some websites check the useragent before allowing access to a file. That
could be usefull if you have such an item in your playlist (which was
the reason why I wanted to whitelist it).

Antoine Cellerier

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