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Re: [MEDIA_PIPELINE_TF] Common content security requirements

From: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 15:05:02 -0700
To: Mo McRoberts <mo.mcroberts@nexgenta.com>
CC: "Mays, David" <David_Mays@Comcast.com>, "public-web-and-tv@w3.org" <public-web-and-tv@w3.org>
Message-ID: <8749EF49-6135-4DE1-BF04-4E53A35E05A8@netflix.com>


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On Sep 1, 2011, at 3:03 PM, "Mo McRoberts" <mo.mcroberts@nexgenta.com> wrote:

> Second follow-up, sorry:
> 
> On 1 Sep 2011, at 20:42, Mark Watson wrote:
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>> When I specify a video/mp4 file as a source, I don't necessarily know what protection schemes can be used with that file. There may be more than one scheme in the intersection of the schemes that can be used with the file and the schemes supported by the platform. The application needs to choose.
>                                                ^^^^^^^^^^^
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> When you say "application", do you mean "user agent", or "lump of script"?
> 

The script.

> In the case of the latter... why?

The provider of the content may have a preference amongst the multiple protection schemes, for example for security or commercial reasons.

...Mark
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> M.
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Received on Thursday, 1 September 2011 22:06:13 GMT

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