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

From: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2012 00:29:53 -0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.wap3n31lte2ec8@aimac.local>
On Mon, 05 Mar 2012 17:55:09 -0000, Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>  
wrote:

>>> I'm not sure I agree with that. What about H.264 ? This is part of the  
>>> functionality several browsers expose to web content.
>>
>> H.264 is a huge problem and it's harmful to the Web that several  
>> browser expose H.264 decoding to the Web without first arranging H.264  
>> to become RF.
>
> It's much more harmful to restrict people's freedom to use the  
> technology of their choice to offer services on the Web.

You're free to implement this proposal and browser vendors are free to  
adopt it. W3C has no power to restrict any party from doing so.

The only thing that is restricted here is W3C's support for proposal which  
enables technologies that may be in conflict with W3C's mission.

-- 
regards, Kornel Lesiński
Received on Tuesday, 6 March 2012 00:30:19 UTC

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