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

From: Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de>
Date: 2 Mar 2012 23:37:08 +0100
Message-ID: <4F514B94.40905@ping.de>
To: "John Simmons" <johnsim@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Mark Watson" <watsonm@netflix.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "<public-html@w3.org>" <public-html@w3.org>
Hi John,

thanks very much for the information.

I would certainly have mentioned that if I had found the information on
those web pages. But it does not seem to be there and I generally expect
that such lists are complete and nothing important is missing.

Cheers,
Andreas
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On 02.03.2012 23:09, John Simmons wrote:
> Not true
>
> PlayReady client runs today on Android, iOS, and Linux set top boxes.
>
> Now are you surprised?
>
>
> John C. Simmons | Media Platform Architect | Microsoft Corporation | direct 425-707-2911 | mobile 425-269-5759
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andreas Kuckartz [mailto:A.Kuckartz@ping.de] 
> Sent: Friday, March 02, 2012 2:03 PM
> To: Mark Watson
> Cc: L. David Baron; Henri Sivonen; <public-html@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: Encrypted Media proposal (was RE: ISSUE-179: av_param - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals)
>
> On 01.03.2012 22:57, Mark Watson wrote:
>> The underlying content protection systems are things like PlayReady 
>> (from Microsoft), Widevine (from Google) and Marlin.
> I had a brief look at what Microsoft writes about PlayReady:
>
> "Q.    How can users access PlayReady-protected content on Windows-based
> PCs?
> A.    Microsoft has released the PlayReady PC Software Development Kit,
> which enables application developers to include support for decrypting PlayReady-protected content in their Windows-based applications.
>
> Q.    Which operating systems support PlayReady?
> A.    The PlayReady PC Software Development Kit runs on the Windows
> Vista SP1 and Windows XP SP3 operating systems. The PlayReady Server Software Development Kit runs on the Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems (only the 64-bit version of Windows Server
> 2008 is supported)."
> http://www.microsoft.com/PlayReady/FAQ.mspx
>
> In other words: PlayReady is not available for users of a single operating system outside the Microsoft world, in particular not for users of Linux users. Again: what a surprise!
>
> Cheers,
> Andreas
>
>
>
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