[MPlayer-users] Playing an URL with special characters, charset problem

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Mon Jan 10 20:36:20 CET 2011

On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 08:02:59PM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 11:58:41PM +0900, Arthur Helfstein Fragoso wrote:
> > I tried to detail the problem as much as I could, so if it's not
> > enough, please tell me what else I need to inform.
> About the actual issue.
> Because what you think is the issue isn't it.
> The real issue is that Google once again implemented their own web server,
> and time and again they prove to be completely incompetent at that.
> Please compare:
> -user-agent 'Mozilla'
> returned file says "hao"
> -user-agent 'Mozilla/5'
> no sound at all
> -user-agent 'Mozilla/5.0'
> full file.

Can't reproduce the "no sound" case any more, might have been a problem
with my network connection.
Let me merge my suggestion for a fix and my opinion on it in one statement: Use
-user-agent 'Mozilla/666'

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