[vlc-devel] Youtube and Lua not working any longer?

Kaarlo Räihä kaarlo.raiha at gmail.com
Mon Apr 5 17:46:53 CEST 2010

I can confirm this. I would guess the YouTube changed something when they
changed to new cleaner UI.

2010/4/5 Tony Anecito <adanecito at yahoo.com>

> Hi All,
> I noticed yesterday that with 1.0.6 and 1.1pre for windows that youtube
> videos no longer work. I get the error from vlc app that the video format
> can not be decoded. If I take the url lua derived it works in the browser
> and shows just the video and not the page (the embedded url I believe) I
> suspect there has been a change to the page info lua looks at. This happens
> for both HD and non-HD videos. I do not think vlc has ever supported the HD
> videos from youtube but I can be wrong.
> I will look more at it tonight by looking at the source for the pages and
> download the latest source to look at the lua scripts closely.
> Since youtube has become so popular I figured you might be interested.
> Best Regards,
> -Tony
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