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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-21293

upgrade block tag_youtube to support new Google Data API

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.9
    • Fix Version/s: 1.9.8
    • Component/s: Blocks
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      Description

      recently i noticed the the block tag_youtube does not show video thumbnails
      it appears, Google no longer support the old RSS/XML format as described in:
      http://code.google.com/apis/youtube/migration.html

      so i read through the new API (version 2):
      http://code.google.com/apis/gdata/docs/2.0/reference.html#Queries

      and luckily, found IBM's implementation for it, too:
      http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/library/x-youtubeapi/
      (thanks IBM, we love you)

      and i have made a little patch to the moodle/blocks/tag_youtube/block_tag_youtube.php file

      see comments with instructions of how to apply the patch

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                    25/Mar/10