[Bug 10902] <video> element needs to support some form of DRM solution


--- Comment #37 from Mo McRoberts <mo.mcroberts@nexgenta.com> 2010-10-13 08:53:16 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #36)

> Assuming you mean canPlayType("video/ogg; drm=NoPlay") then this will have the
> wrong fallback behavior in existing clients. At least both Opera and Firefox
> ignore unknown parameters and would return "maybe" for this. It would be
> simpler to change the media type to reflect that it uses DRM, both Opera and
> Firefox will correctly report their non-support for 'video/ogg+drm'.

Yup, that's pretty much what I mean.

I would have thought (and I could be wrong) that the behaviour you describe
(returning "maybe") is, as a fallback, pretty much the ideal -- the UA says
"maybe", and upon loading the source itself it turns out that it can't play it.

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Received on Wednesday, 13 October 2010 08:53:18 UTC