[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 259577] [GTK] [GStreamer] Youtube videos bypass the autoplay "only without sound" setting, even when opened in new tabs / pages

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Fri Jul 28 12:12:29 PDT 2023


Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at redhat.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
         Resolution|INVALID                     |---
             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED

--- Comment #5 from Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at redhat.com> ---
Mm, well I changed my mind already. Reopening.

Epiphany really wants to set the WebKitWebsitePolicies only for the particular origin, which is what webkit_policy_decision_use_with_policies(). It does not want to set default policies for the entire web view. But it cannot call webkit_policy_decision_use_with_policies() because that will cause the load to occur in the current view. It really has to use webkit_policy_decision_ignore().

So I think this an API flaw. We need some other way to configure WebKitWebsitePolicies in this case.

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