[LAU] youtube videos without youtube [WAS] Re: Another Resonance [music]

David bouncingcats at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 06:11:42 CET 2022

On Tue, 4 Jan 2022 at 09:19, Jannis Achstetter <jannis_achstetter at web.de> wrote:

> what brings you to the conclusion that the youtube-dl project is dead or
> abandoned?
> The homepage at https://youtube-dl.org/ looks alive and up-to-date, the
> last commit (which was a release as well) on GitHub
> (https://github.com/ytdl-org/youtube-dl) is "just" 18 days ago?

Look at the activity page of the repo owner [1].

During the inactivity period, youtube, as always, made changes that
interfered with youtube-dl operation [2].

During that time, and to provide updates for that issue, youtube-dl
was forked as yt-dlp, see [2].

[1]  https://github.com/dstftw
[2]  https://www.reddit.com/r/youtubedl/comments/qfbyal/read_slow_youtube_downloads/

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