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Re: DRM nonsense

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 14:14:41 -0500
Cc: public-html-media@w3.org
Message-id: <786C4F62-B020-4255-B83F-AF4F952AD19D@apple.com>
To: Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com>

On Feb 12, 2013, at 11:48 , Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com> wrote:

> DRM does not belong into HTML, nor into any kind of W3C standard for the following reasons:

The EME APIs merely enable the use of such systems for content delivered into an HTML context, which is a far cry from embedding any DRM in HTML itself.  Much of what you write presumes 'inclusion' rather than 'reference'.  Open-source browsers, for example, cheerfully and effectively make calls into non-open-source libraries and kernels.

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.

Received on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 19:15:36 UTC

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