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YouTube provides it's own unique URL shortener (youtu.be). I t may be a good idea to support that url for embedding videos.
Example The video BElow has the following addresses provided by Youtube.
Currently the short address isn't supported.
The following patch adds that url pattern to the hook emvideo_PROVIDER_extract function (emvideo_youtube_extract).