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Re: Open Source implementations Re: Encrypted Media proposal (was RE: ISSUE-179: av_param - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals)

From: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 08:20:04 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120229082003.GA27198@stripey.com>
Glenn Adams writes:

> No SmartTV that I'm aware of is close to full HTML5 support; however,
> support for A/V playback via <object/> plus browser supplied (builtin)
> plugins or via <video/>/<audio/> (support for which is being added
> gradually).
> I'm not sure what is meant by "what the web considers HTML5" but in
> general, (current generation) SmartTVs do not try to support browsing
> the web at large. Rather, they support specific walled garden content
> that has been specifically tested against the device.

In that case, why is what they do relevant to this working group?

If they define their own behaviour, not HTML as a whole, and only need
to work with walled gardens then why should their requirements have an
affect on the WWW?


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