[Assist] Anyone else unable to play songs on bandcamp.com in IceCat?
ingegnue at riseup.net
Sat Jul 2 00:20:00 BST 2016
On 07/01/16 19:17, IngeGNUe wrote:
> On 07/01/16 01:49, pelzflorian (Florian Pelz) wrote:
>> On 07/01/2016 03:34 AM, IngeGNUe wrote:
>>> "Unable to play audio. Your browser must support native playback of MP3
>>> or you must have the Adobe Flash Player installed."
>> That’s interesting. Is it still broken?
> As of right now, yeah, still broken, but with the latest update I get
> infinite spinning discs and tracks that start, play nothing for a few
> seconds, then stop. This time, no errors.
>> My Icecat no longer played videos on Facebook with a similar error
>> message since the day before yesterday, but today it works again. (Back
>> then I still thought it was just another bug in that evil social
>> network; there are plenty even with other peoples’ Firefox on Windows. I
>> guess this one isn’t on them.) Maybe it’s the update to
>> webrtc-audio-processing that fixed it? I don’t know.
> I've been unable to play Facebook videos since I don't know when (I
> don't visit it much, unless I have to) and assumed it was some evil DRM.
> If you browse to bandcamp.com and hit play on something random (anything
> really) are you able to play the track?
Also: I checked with the website owners, and they said they haven't made
any changes recently. So, it probably is an update that broke it.
Browsers and website designers have an interesting/horrifying relationship.
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