[mythtv-users] Using mythweb without internet access
eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Fri Dec 8 10:38:52 UTC 2017
On 07/12/17 14:35, Mike Hodson wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 10:19 PM, Mike Hodson <mystica at gmail.com <mailto:mystica at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I personally believe it would be worth to putting in a bug report to instead move jquery and prototype.js code to a directory locally in the MythWeb files. IMHO this would be the more sane option for a local (vs globally accessible) webapp; why rely on anything remote if its meant to be used only on a LAN?
> Well, I found bug 13041 https://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/13041 where the 'update scripting libraries' was 'fixed' with new links to the Googleapis CDN.
> Lovely how SpamBayes has taken my comment, included below, to be spam.
> After a reword attempt spambayes went up by 20% more likely to be spam! What the actual hell. Where can I get a login to make non-spam-checked bug comments ?!
> 'Submission rejected as potential spam (SpamBayes determined spam probability of 71.89%)'
> "This should _not_ load CDN-based libraries; Mythweb is a LOCAL application for a LAN, not the greater world at large.
> CDNs help large sites offload their data to 'someone else'. Why does your own local Mythweb server need to do this? If anything, the purported benefits of 'parallel loading' and 'known good https source' are negated by the fact your own mythweb server is within your own house.
> Your own MythWeb server _Does not_ need this to happen. It just annoys people who have no remote connectivity, and those with cross-origin blocking plugins in their browsers.
> Please move this back to local copies of the scripts. "
After "enjoying" a broken mythweb for a week with no internet access I can attest
to the unpleasantness of this situation. It got very unpopular very fast.
Please return to using a local copy.
Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)
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