[vlc-devel] [RFC] Dropping npapi

Steve Lhomme robux4 at ycbcr.xyz
Thu Jun 6 17:37:13 CEST 2019

Given how fast desktop browsers are updated, I think it's fair to say 
almost noone still use a browser that supports these APIs. If they do, 
they are stuck in the past and can still use 3.0.

On 2019-06-06 17:28, Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm planning on removing the npapi module from the vlc-npapi repo.
> The activex plugin will remain there, though we might want to rename the repo at some point.
> To my knowledge, npapi support was dropped 4 years ago by chrome, and 2 years ago by firefox. I don't think we should invest anymore time supporting it, especially since the libvlc API is currently changing fairly often, causing our Windows nightly builds to fail.
> The 3.0.x branch will stay untouched.
> If you have any strong objection, please speak up fast :)
> Regards,
> -- 
>    Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen
>    hugo at beauzee.fr
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