[MPlayer-dev-eng] offer to include gopher protocol support

Lauri Kasanen cand at gmx.com
Sun Jan 19 09:39:36 EET 2020

On Sat, 18 Jan 2020 22:04:41 +0100
Alexander Strasser <eclipse7 at gmx.net> wrote:

> After looking at that list I noticed https is in there, since some time.
> It makes sense as AFAIK we don't support it with MPlayer's http modules,
> though it seems a bit unexpected from a user's end, that consuming a
> stream, even the "same stream", via https will switch the underlying
> implementation.

This has the downside that http-to-https redirects don't work.

mplayer http://...
Unsupported http 301 redirect to https protocol

While direct https:// plays.

- Lauri

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