Why are video downloader add-ons so popular?

bobbuun bobbuun at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 10 13:16:32 UTC 2015

On 06/10/2015 03:46 AM, Rob Whelan wrote:
> There's a common approach for static content -- "open a bunch of tabs
> and come back later to read them" (offline, or whenever) -- if this
> could be made to work with video content as well, this would be a huge
> improvement to the current experience of everyone with intermittent or
> slow connectivity.

Small tangent: This used to be the case, but many sites sadly now use JS 
only to load images (or, rarely, but sometimes, even the text) as you 
scroll about the page.

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