[mythtv-users] Using mythweb without internet access

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Fri Dec 8 13:24:48 UTC 2017

On 08/12/17 12:56, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> On 08/12/17 10:35, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
>> On 08/12/17 08:46, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
>>> On 06/12/17 23:53, Doug Lytle wrote:
>>>> On 12/06/2017 06:46 PM, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
>>>>> I recently noticed that when I do not have internet access mythweb
>>>>> does not function fully.
>>>>> I traced it to the fact that it uses ajax.googleapis.com. I do not
>>>>> have stable internet
>>>>> connection until the line is fixed (ADSL) so started noticing the
>>>>> issue.
>>>> That's funny,
>>>> I *JUST* saw the same thing.  Privacy Badger is reporting a possible
>>>> tracker and blocked it.  I thought it must be mistaken, but
>>>> apparently not.
>>> I think Privacy Badger is wrong....
>> Privacy Badger is just an example of the failure, not the core of the
>> issue.
>>> Those who want them locally can pull the copies down from google api's
>>> and patch their local copy of mythweb to use them.
>> I cannot see the smiley but I am sure you meant it, right? (*)
>> I was without internet for the last week, and this was just the right time
>> [NOT] to discover that mythweb  has issues, like no popups when viewing the
>> listing, no scrolling with the arrows on the time bar, and what not.
>>> Regards
>>> Stuart
>> (*) The claim is so utterly wrong (ignoring security/privacy issues).
> So i'm not ignoring any security issues, i've just not seen any evidence
> that there actually *is* a CORS issue here.
>> First, "those who want" may very well not be "those who can" - not
>> everyone is a programmer.
>> Second, each time mythweb gets an update one needs to check if the "fix"
>> needs to be repeated.
>> Third, the extra slowdown and bandwidth usage may be unwelcome by some.
> Given the sheer number of sites that use jquery, it's actually *more*
> likely that your browser already has a cached copy of the library than
> not, thereby resulting in *less* traffic....
> I will see if I can whip up something that allows you to set a config
> item to load them locally

I've pushed this fix to master. Please try it out.
If people find it suits them, I'll look to put it into fixes/29



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