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Re: CfC: to publish Encrypted Media Extensions specification as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD)

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 17:12:52 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLbe+YaznDHsK37aTPvQ6a3zS0z8Rxd_39cqRPi89=4rUw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Cc: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>, "David Dorwin <ddorwin@google.com> (ddorwin@google.com)" <ddorwin@google.com>, Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>
On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 11:48 AM, Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com> wrote:

> I'm still sympathetic to that goal, specifically the idea that where an OS
> or other platform supports a DRM framework with a public API, then there
> should be a public specification allowing people to fill the gap between
> the EME API and that platform API. And I think that where there is a DRM
> framework built in to an OS or other platform, then the APIs to that should
> be public.
>

Great!

But I am not sure what we can do in the W3C process or specification to
> cause or even require that.
>

How about making the EME spec require that CDMs used with EME be registered
in a central registry, and then making such registration conditional on the
above requirements be met?

Rob
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