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Re: Encrypted Media proposal: Summary of the discussion so far

From: Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de>
Date: 4 Mar 2012 09:41:08 +0100
Message-ID: <4F532AA4.40205@ping.de>
To: "Christian Kaiser" <kaiserc@google.com>
Cc: "<public-html@w3.org>" <public-html@w3.org>
On 04.03.2012 02:54, Christian Kaiser wrote:
> To illustrate, let's assume
> - browser/device B1 supports CDMs A and B,
> - browser/device B2 supports CDM A,
> - browser/device B3 supports CDMs C and D
> and
> - content distributor CD1 supports CDM A and C
> - content distributor CD2 supports CDM A, B and D
> In this example, *all* browsers/devices can play content
> from *all* content distributors even though none of the
> content distributors support all CDMs, and the
> browsers/devices do not support a common set of CDMs.

It is noteworthy that this scenario does not include *any* browser which
does not support *any* of these CDMs but still makes a statement about
*all" browsers. This scenario is only thinkable in a world in which Open
Source has been eliminated. Wishful thinking?

Cheers,
Andreas
Received on Sunday, 4 March 2012 08:41:34 UTC

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