[MPlayer-users] playlist suggestion

Robert Parker theparkers.mailbox at gmail.com
Tue May 1 18:22:24 CEST 2007

On 01/05/07, Joey Parrish <joey.parrish at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/1/07, Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> wrote:
> > Note that there also is an inherent insecurity: A play list can cause
> > _any_ file or device or your PC an also at any place on the internet being
> > read by MPlayer.
> > There is no way to fix this inherent problem in MPlayer, whereas
> > browsers already now have all the code check which site may access which
> > other, not to mention already having the XML/tag soup parsers needed for
> > quite a few playlist formats.
> Then I suppose it'll be an option which defaults to off.  May I
> suggest -autoplaylist or -auto-playlist or some such?

how would mplayer know what the playlist file extensions are ? or are
you saying that the option would work like this

$ mplayer -auto-playlist ext=ram,asx url  # tell mplayer what the list is
$ mplayer -auto-playlist url  # mplayer uses its own built-in list

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