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<2011-12-17> by Lorenzo Bolla

500 on YouTube on non-existing videos

Now, this is embarassing… It looks like requesting a non-existent video on YouTube causes a "500 Internal Server Error"!

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Figure 1: 500 on YouTube

For example:

Surely, a better response would be something like the one returned when the videoId is missing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=. It seems like predictions became true.