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Re: EME and proprietary plug-ins

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 10:13:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+fFX_QBs1oQYQvu3Ku1F_JLezUo=6as+6uy+HZH3+sWcw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Fred Andrews <fredandw@live.com>, public-html-admin@w3.org
On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 12:50 AM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:

> EME poses the threat of unleveling the playing
> field for browsers even within operating systems in addition to
> keeping the playing field unlevel among operating systems.

If unleveling means moving away from the status quo of using only
Flash/Silverlight for distribution of protected media content, then you are

The issue of OS playing field is a non-issue.

EME will enable new opportunities, while the status quo keeps content
locked out from the web or locked into the Flash/Silverlight solutions.
Received on Wednesday, 13 February 2013 17:14:24 UTC

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