[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #36304: Remove support for Google Video, it's dead

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Wed Mar 23 04:53:43 UTC 2016

#36304: Remove support for Google Video, it's dead
 Reporter:  Viper007Bond  |      Owner:
     Type:  enhancement   |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal        |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Embeds        |    Version:  4.4.2
 Severity:  normal        |   Keywords:  has-patch
  Focuses:                |
 While Google Video has been retired for years, embeds continued to work.
 However it looks like it's now officially 110% dead. The Flash file used
 to embed the videos is 404: http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf

 We should remove the custom embed functionality from WordPress core.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/36304>
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