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Re: [gNewSense-users] Playing Youtube videos from Totem .

From: Dmitry Samoyloff
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Playing Youtube videos from Totem .
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 22:24:44 +0300
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Frederique W. Piccart wrote:
> In a way, it is. Say you share this with a friend, if he wants to take in
> on your sharing offer, he will require a piece of software that supports
> the Flash format.

Why it couldn't be Gnash?

> Do as most do, and use the Youtube converter on It's
> simple, no registration required, enter the URL in there, wait a few
> minutes (depending on the video length, size and quality) and then you'll
> be able to stream or download the ogg version of it.

I prefer to use the Greasemonkey script in IceCat: . Thanks for the link 

> Possibly, a good comparison to free software supporting non-free formats,
> would be Wine being able to run non-free Windows applications, which
> doesn't void the fact that you're running non-free in the end.

Surely. However, may the bunch of information downloaded from YouTube be 
considered as a proprietary software? This is not a rhetorical question, I 
really don't know.

Regards, Dmitry Samoyloff

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