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Re: Ringmark is now open source

From: Thaddee Tyl <thaddee.tyl@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2012 00:27:48 +0200
Message-ID: <CAE3TfZMxcW8jch1JtW1p78xw=L4-fJOumKsaBHhzYW=X2CTRkg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Matt Kelly <mk@fb.com>
Cc: Wonsuk Lee <wonsuk11.lee@samsung.com>, "public-coremob@w3.org" <public-coremob@w3.org>
On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 9:43 PM, Matt Kelly <mk@fb.com> wrote:
> FYI, we’ve posted a follow up that includes a bunch of details about the
> methodology and meaning behind the Rings at
> https://developers.facebook.com/html5/blog/post/2012/04/04/the-methodology-behind-ringmark/.
> As always, feedback is very welcome.

What do you mean when you talk about targeting DRM?

Saying "We'll check for DRM" is like promising that there will be
flying cars in 2050. What's a flying car? Isn't the ability to fly
outside the scope of a car? If not, can a plane be considered a car?

What's a DRM, exactly? What is it supposed to do and how is it supposed to work?

Let's keep in mind that we face patent issues if we answer this wrong.

Furthermore, I wonder why Ring 0 targets the default browsers of
Android and iOS specifically? This behaviour feels like the olden days
of IE-only. We should target features for their orthogonality, not for
their support in browsers.
Received on Wednesday, 4 April 2012 22:29:38 UTC

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