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[Bug 20967] EME does not allow independent implementation, excluding open source implementations.

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Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2013 20:22:15 +0000
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--- Comment #24 from Andreas Kuckartz <a.kuckartz@ping.de> ---
(In reply to Sam Ruby from comment #23)
> The essence of your bug report is that EME is not in scope due to your
> interpretation of writings of the W3C that exist entirely outside of the

I do not think that this is a correct representation of this issue.

> > I was not aware that Tim Berners-Lee had *already decided* that his final
> > acceptance of EME will *not* depend on whether it can be implemented as Open
> > Source. Thanks for that important clarification. I trust that you do not
> > misrepresent his position.
> I at no time made that statement.  Again, I think this is a misunderstanding
> by you on the position of W3C management.

Understanding the position of the W3C management seems to require a lot of
effort. My conclusion now is that it is not well defined.

I suppose that the EFF and others did represent the relevant points in the
debate with W3C management and therefore do not intend to repeat that effort.
But I will try to formulate a question or small set of questions for the W3C
management in the hope that the reply will further clarify the position of the

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