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Strawman proposal for a generic license request/response protocol

From: Joe Steele <steele@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:44:23 +0000
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https://github.com/steelejoe/eme-generic-protocol <https://github.com/steelejoe/eme-generic-protocol>

At the October 2014 W3C TPAC meeting we had some brief discussion about the need for a common request/response protocol, roughly parallel to the Common PSSH Format that is supported by the EME spec today. I proposed this as a topic for discussion again at the upcoming Media Task Force F2F in Redmond. There was some agreement that such a protocol would be useful but no proposals have come to light yet as far as I know. If anyone knows of one, please let the group know.

Some related concerns:

Perspectives on Encrypted Media Extensions <http://www.w3.org/blog/2013/05/perspectives-on-encrypted-medi>
Bug 20944 - EME should do more to encourage/ensure CDM-level interop <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20944>
Bug 27055 - Surfacing license to the user <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=27055>

Joe Steele

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