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Re: ISSUE-179 av_param: Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Giuseppe Pascale <giuseppep@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2011 08:41:30 +0100
To: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <8b9ee043-0da6-47d9-9c11-2fac8d4fb6b5@email.android.com>


Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com> wrote:

>
>On Oct 30, 2011, at 3:01 AM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>
>> (However, I have a hard time believing that there'd be key-value
>pairs
>> that wouldn't be useful for Web content but would be good ideas for
>> multivendor walled gardens like cable TV. That is, I'm predisposed to
>> assume that either HTML is missing features that should be defined in
>> HTML proper or the additional features are bad ideas and shouldn't be
>> specced by DLNA, either.
>
>I very much agree with this comment.
>
>The worst thing for those of us trying to make use of the web platform
>in new contexts (such as on TVs) is to have to read and understand
>thousands of pages of minor differences and extensions specified by
>umpteen different and opaque standards organizations.
>
>Certainly, some of the devices those groups are concerned with have
>features and capabilities that haven't traditionally been present on
>PCs running desktop browsers, but this shouldn't stop people bringing
>those extensions here to enable access to those capabilities in a
>consistent way.
>
>...Mark

I couldn't agree more. This is also the reason why the web&tv IG got created,as a place to discuss needs to be eventually brought to the attention of related working groups.
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