[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/2] playlist/fetcher: do not ignore metadata scope when downloading art

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Sat Dec 10 18:11:53 CET 2016


On Sat, 10 Dec 2016, at 15:09, Filip Roséen wrote:
>>>  Previously the implementation would unconditionally download art,
>>  I don't know well enough the playlist and art code to make
>>  recommendations, but I'll suggest to adjust the scope flags if the
>>  original request already has a larger scope than the metadata
>>  setting; or maybe just a check comparing the URL protocols would be
>>  an easy way to offer a lot of functionality.
> The option, --no-metadata-network-access, is there to precisely do
> what the name implies; to not fetch metadata (such as artwork) over
> the network.

And the reason is, of course, a privacy concern one, because it cool
leak information about what you are watching.


Jean-Baptiste Kempf -  President

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