[vlc-devel] [rfc] Let the web plugin have output chains

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Mon Dec 21 20:06:04 CET 2009

On 12/21/2009 02:49 PM, Anthony Loiseau wrote:
> Enabling it when embedded in HTML, even if we success to restrict
> destination, can be a threat as Remi show you. One may not want a
> web-page (in foreground, background or in a tab) to grab its webcam or
> microphone and stream it on the Internet.

Iff we get to the point it behaves like flash webcam capture* the
concerns shouldn't be that pressing.

The stricter way I could think would be providing a white list so that
websites that need that feature must ask the user first.


*maybe less prone to crashing...


Luca Barbato

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