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Re: CfC: to publish a “Encrypted Media Exstensions" hearbeat Working Draft

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:32:07 +0200
Message-ID: <524301F7.7080209@kosek.cz>
To: john@netpurgatory.com
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
On 25.9.2013 15:13, John C. Vernaleo wrote:
> As before, I agree with Tab on this and object to the EME proposal
> (heartbeat WD, or otherwise).

Not that I'm fan of DRM, but such ultimate positions could have only one
outcome -- EME will be developed in other venue then W3C with even less
control of web community. Everyone who cares about OWP should keep this
in mind.


> -------------------------------------------------------
> John C. Vernaleo, Ph.D.
> www.netpurgatory.com
> john@netpurgatory.com
> -------------------------------------------------------
> On Tue, 24 Sep 2013, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> Same objection I've given every time.  Despite the W3C leadership
>> signing off on this, it's still grossly inappropriate for us to be
>> doing this, as it goes directly against the basic principles of the
>> Open Web we claim to stand for.  All the relevant arguments have
>> already been made, so I won't re-make them - they simply keep getting
>> ignored, rather than addressed, so they're just as valid now as they
>> were when they were first made.
>> (If anyone feels the urge to claim that this is totally in line with
>> the Open Web and really *I'm* the one being against the Open Web
>> because I'm restricting consumer's right to choose to consume broken
>> media, go for it.  I won't be responding, because it's stupid.)
>> ~TJ

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