Re: CfC: Create Media Task Force

On 4/19/2012 4:50 PM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 7:15 AM, Mark Watson < 
> <>> wrote:
>     On Apr 17, 2012, at 9:01 PM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
>         Why can't all CDMs be specified/documented?
>     I suppose Microsoft/Google/Apple could answer for why they have
>     not or will not publish the PlayReady/Widevine/Fairplay
>     specifications.
> Sorry, we're miscommunicating. I'm not asking that those DRM systems 
> be completely specified or documented. I'm only asking that the 
> interface between those systems and the browser be specified or 
> documented, so that anyone writing a browser for a system where one of 
> those products is present can implement the CDM for that product.

Seems like the API is opening up for Win 8; I don't know about other 

Mozilla Firefox Mobile has made room for hardware decoding:

Microsoft Windows Metro has released SDK and docs on PlayReady support 
and surrounding tools:
C++ API:

"Windows has a pluggable DRM model and PlayReady is one of possibly 
several that would be supported and so the APIs are different to account 
for a content protection manager"

Play To "Devices":

Play To Receiver:

Received on Saturday, 21 April 2012 18:16:30 UTC