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[Bug 17470] Provide specific guidance on when generateKeyRequest should be called

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Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2012 21:55:25 +0000
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--- Comment #8 from Joe Steele <steele@adobe.com> 2012-09-05 21:55:24 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> Why wouldn't you know the media type? The media type is probably going to
> influence the format of the initData.

But in this case we are prepping the CDM prior to seeing any content. In most
cases the mime-type of the content will be known, but I can imagine cases where
it is not or can vary between multiple types. 

There is no reason why the initData will be anything like what is embedded in a
content stream, since it is not associated with a content stream. It could be a
completely different format. The goal here is to pass a bundle of opaque data
from the app to the CDM in order to initialize it prior to seeing any content.

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