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Feature request: Pass rendered DOM to youtube-dl instead of asking youtube-dl to download the page from the original URL #106
That works great when someone has written an extractor already, but in a lot of cases there has not been written any such extractor.
In other situations, passing the rendered DOM instead might possibly make it so that youtube-dl fails instead. In that case, perhaps it could be an option that you provide to
Let me know what you think. I know that feature requests in general are tall orders but I believe this would be useful and I hope you will consider it.
This is a cool idea. But it's one of those things that I probably won't have time to implement myself (unless it happens to be needed to solve some issue that comes up at work). Contributions are most welcome though, and I'm happy to help point you in the right direction.