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[Bug 24419] New: Clear Key: Document license request format

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Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2014 04:15:38 +0000
To: public-html-media@w3.org
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            Bug ID: 24419
           Summary: Clear Key: Document license request format
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: All
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: Encrypted Media Extensions
          Assignee: ddorwin@google.com
          Reporter: ddorwin@google.com
        QA Contact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-media@w3.org

Similar to how a license format [1] has been documented for bug 17682, we
should document the license request format.

For Clear Key, the message attribute of the needkey event is currently defined
as "a container-specific value extracted from the initData parameter of

Instead of defining a format for each container and requiring
applications/servers to support different formats for each container, we should
define a license request format. Defining a JSON-based format would be
consistent with the license format [1].

This also has the advantage of not passing a binary blob to the application as
would happen in the CENC case (bug 24027).


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