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Re: Formal Objection to Working Group Decision to publish Encrypted Media Extensions specification as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD)

From: Catherine Roy <ecrire@catherine-roy.net>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 16:43:04 -0400
Message-ID: <51A7B9D8.3070603@catherine-roy.net>
To: Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, timbl@w3.org, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>, public-html-media@w3.org
I support this objection.


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Catherine Roy
http://www.catherine-roy.net



On 30/05/2013 1:56 AM, Andreas Kuckartz wrote:
> This is a Formal Objection against the Working Group Decision to publish
> Encrypted Media Extensions specification as a First Public Working Draft
> (FPWD).
>
> EME is not compatible with the Open Web and can not be made compatible
> with it.
>
> For simplicity I refer to the Formal Objection raised by the EFF
> regarding the HTML WG Draft Charter:
> https://www.eff.org/pages/drm/w3c-formal-objection-html-wg
>
> In addition to that I refer to these two issues:
>
> EME does not allow independent implementation, excluding open source
> implementations.
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20967
>
> That issue was "resolved" by one of the authors of EME as an alleged
> duplicate of another issue:
>
> EME should do more to encourage/ensure CDM-level interop
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20944
>
> Cheers,
> Andreas
>
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