[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/3] Audioscrobbler: Update the handshake protocol to the version 2.0.

Ilkka Ollakka ileoo at videolan.org
Sun Mar 11 14:08:25 CET 2012

On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 02:49:09PM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le dimanche 11 mars 2012 14:24:27 Samuel Pitoiset, vous avez écrit :
> > So, is this possible to give me the api-keys for videolan ?

> Then it is not clear to me that the API keys can be published at all. At 

Yep, that can be problem for having videolan API keys.

> least, it seems not sublicensable. That would contradict the GPL. Then VLC 
> distributions cannot include a (real) key at all. In other words, you have to 
> compile the audioscrobbler module yourself and keep it for your own use with 
> your own key. And yes it would suck.

We could use those options so user could give their own api key/secred
via preferences. But that would complicate the use of module and require
more things from user when comparing to current way. So what would be
the benefits for using 2.0 version, other than old api is likely to be
dropped in some point?

Ilkka Ollakka
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