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[Bug 10902] <video> element needs to support some form of DRM solution

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--- Comment #38 from Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> 2010-10-13 10:29:29 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #37)
> (In reply to comment #36)
> 
> > Assuming you mean canPlayType("video/ogg; drm=NoPlay") then this will have the
> > wrong fallback behavior in existing clients. At least both Opera and Firefox
> > ignore unknown parameters and would return "maybe" for this. It would be
> > simpler to change the media type to reflect that it uses DRM, both Opera and
> > Firefox will correctly report their non-support for 'video/ogg+drm'.
> 
> Yup, that's pretty much what I mean.
> 
> I would have thought (and I could be wrong) that the behaviour you describe
> (returning "maybe") is, as a fallback, pretty much the ideal -- the UA says
> "maybe", and upon loading the source itself it turns out that it can't play it.

It works, but doesn't make browsers that don't support DRM fail early, which
was the whole point, right? In any case, this is something for browsers
actually supporting DRM to figure out.

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