Video: Uploading video without the VideoPress upgrade

This unhelpful message is the sole feedback offered when trying to upload a video without the VideoPress upgrade. Nothing is explained. No upsell attempt is made.

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The history of being unhelpful pre-dates Calypso.

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This behavior has it roots in this core ticket. On many hosts, core can’t upload video out-of-the-box. Cryptic, unhelpful messages are the only feedback.

https://github.com/Automattic/wp-calypso/issues/3199

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