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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2012 15:31:55 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDABgMxMid9ofq1-fA051j4+yKbHEWC0BspDV-srhjRP8w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "<public-html@w3.org>" <public-html@w3.org>
On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 3:21 PM, Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com> wrote:
> On Mar 2, 2012, at 2:42 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>  Having
>> service-lock-in based on my hardware is just so brain-breakingly bad I
>> can't imagine how this even crossed your fingers without them cramping
>> from the blasphemy. :/
>>
>
> Either you mis-understood me, or we have remarkably different views of the world ;-)
>
> I'm not talking about any kind of lock-in, just about products which ship with some apps pre-installed. I hope that soon it will be possible for users to install apps on these products, including web apps. And I hope that those web apps will be able to stream all kinds of video. That's exactly why we need the standardization we propose.

You said "[customers] don't expect to be able to watch Netflix on the
one without the badge".  How should I have interpreted that?

~TJ
Received on Friday, 2 March 2012 23:32:43 UTC

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