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Re: Encrypted Media proposal (was RE: ISSUE-179: av_param - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals)

From: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:58:46 +0000
To: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>
CC: "<public-html@w3.org>" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <80AE5E5E-96EE-447B-979F-8350963B8D38@netflix.com>

On Feb 27, 2012, at 4:47 PM, Kornel Lesiński wrote:

> On Mon, 27 Feb 2012 23:45:41 -0000, Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com> wrote:
> 
>> I mean that browser integration with a CDM is easier than browser integration with a full-fledged plugin, because the functionality of the CDM is so much more constrained.
> 
> Will there be a specified, interoperable CDM communication interface that browsers can implement?

IMO, there could be if people would like there to be. On the other hand there is no such standardized API for plugins or media codecs.

> 
> Current proposal defines how JS communicates with a browser, but IMHO has only very vague top-level overview how browser might communicate with a CDM.
> 
> -- 
> regards, Kornel Lesiński
> 
> 

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