[vlc-devel] [LATTE] Privacy, what might that mean?

Laurent Aimar fenrir at via.ecp.fr
Wed May 13 10:49:00 CEST 2009


On Wed, May 13, 2009, jpd at m2x.nl wrote:
> On Tue, May 12, 2009 18:36, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > I realized today that VLC sends complete media locations to search engines
> > via the meta stuff.
> It also fails to not contact search engines when told to not do that.
> IE telling it to ``only manually'' download cover art it takes to mean
> ``only sometimes do it anyway''. My fix proposal would be to remove
> that support altogether since it both leaks information and seemingly
> cannot be persuaded to stop.
 The fact it cannot be stopped is probably very easy to fix, I think it is
a typo when I cleaned up some part of the playlist. No need to remove this
feature right away !

 I will have a look at it this WE.


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