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Re: CfC: Create Media Task Force

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2012 13:05:55 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2kH1fZ-OWXkSHFejkw5SOLqUbQLQSk64mUEdG7sovNETw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de>, public-html@w3.org
On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 12:30 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>
> On Apr 15, 2012, at 7:07 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 7:10 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Apr 15, 2012, at 8:44 AM, Andreas Kuckartz wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 14.04.2012 23:59, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>>>> Objection: I object to this task force being
>>>>> named the "HTML WG Media Task Force", as
>>>>> this implies their area of responsibility would
>>>>> be all HTML Media work. ...
>>>>> I previously suggested "HTML WG Encrypted Media
>>>>> Task Force" and no one objected to this alternate
>>>>> name. Changing the name would remove my objection.
>>>>
>>>> I agree that "Media Task Force" is not appropriate. But "Encrypted Media
>>>> Task Force" also is not appropriate for the same reason.
>>>>
>>>> The Task Force (if it is created at all) should be named in a way which
>>>> does not hide the real intentions. Two suggestions:
>>>> - Content Protection Task Force
>>>
>>> I think "Content Protection Task Force" is ok and not unreasonably prejudicial either way. I think the other suggested names are not appropriate.
>>
>> "Content Protection TF" is not restricted to audio and video. Are we
>> suggesting that the TF is to work on content protection schemes for
>> any type of content, not just media?
>
>
> I don't think anyone wants to suggest that. I would personally accept "Media Content Protection TF" as well. If you want to be technical, "media" is not necessarily limited to timed media. So perhaps "A/V Content Protection TF".

Yes, that would be better. "Media" in general is indeed not restricted
to A/V, but we have a HTMLMediaElement, which is what I was hanging
"media" up on. ;-)

Cheers,
Silvia.
Received on Monday, 16 April 2012 03:06:44 GMT

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