[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: [NEW PATCH] ftp support
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Aug 14 01:45:11 CEST 2003
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 08:18:47PM +0200, Alban Bedel wrote:
> Hi Bernd Ernesti,
> on Wed, 13 Aug 2003 19:04:00 +0200 you wrote:
> > Hi,
> > first of all, I don't understand why mplayer needs such support at all.
> The only alternative is wget ... | mplayer. But you can't seek (and need
> wget ;)
'Seeking' on an ftp server like this is highly abusive...
> > And then, why is it enabled by default?
> 1. it doesn't depend on something special
> 2. it should work for everybody.
> 3. It must be tested
> > Oh, and using 'nospam at nowhere.com' is not a good idea. Thats a valid
> > domain name.
> I think whatever you put it will become "a valid domain name" sooner
> or later. Anyway that's just unimportant.
Eh? Just don't use a valid tld. a at b is a nice choice. Or
root at localhost.
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