[vlc-devel] Future of the update mechanism

Rafaël Carré rafael.carre at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 14:04:54 CEST 2009

On Thu, 30 Jul 2009 10:27:45 +0200
jpd at videolan.org wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 09:53:54AM +0200, S?bastien Escudier wrote:

> If we are going to nag the user with questions on first install
> anyway, such as for album art, then we really should ask permission
> for automatic updates there too.

VLC already asks if the user want to be notified:

There is a "Activate the updates availability notification" checkbox
default checked at first start-up.

Note that no automatic download/install happens behind your back, you
have to explicitly allow VLC to download the update.

Rafaël Carré
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