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Re: Formal Objection to Working Group Decision to publish Encrypted Media Extensions specification as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD)

From: Matt Field <m.field42@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 21:45:04 +0100
To: Catherine Roy <ecrire@catherine-roy.net>
Cc: Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, timbl@w3.org, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>, public-html-media@w3.org
Message-ID: <061DA47FF9634E0E8B99E366E7E3CBEF@gmail.com>
I support this objection. 


On Thursday, 30 May 2013 at 21:43, Catherine Roy wrote:

> I support this objection.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Catherine Roy
> http://www.catherine-roy.net
> 
> 
> 
> On 30/05/2013 1:56 AM, Andreas Kuckartz wrote:
> > This is a Formal Objection against the Working Group Decision to publish
> > Encrypted Media Extensions specification as a First Public Working Draft
> > (FPWD).
> > 
> > EME is not compatible with the Open Web and can not be made compatible
> > with it.
> > 
> > For simplicity I refer to the Formal Objection raised by the EFF
> > regarding the HTML WG Draft Charter:
> > https://www.eff.org/pages/drm/w3c-formal-objection-html-wg
> > 
> > In addition to that I refer to these two issues:
> > 
> > EME does not allow independent implementation, excluding open source
> > implementations.
> > https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20967
> > 
> > That issue was "resolved" by one of the authors of EME as an alleged
> > duplicate of another issue:
> > 
> > EME should do more to encourage/ensure CDM-level interop
> > https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20944
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Andreas
> > 
> 
> 
> 
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