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Re: Encrypted Media proposal: Summary of the discussion so far

From: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2012 16:36:24 +0000
To: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
CC: "<public-html@w3.org>" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FAF0A753-0368-48B5-A805-0F5479EF7A24@netflix.com>

On Mar 8, 2012, at 6:25 AM, Philip Jägenstedt wrote:

> There's a huge difference in that we know what the current de facto standard plug-ins are, but don't know what the de facto standard CDMs will be or who will control them. As I have stated repeatedly, it would help immensely to evaluate the risks if the details of the CDMs intended for production use were publicly disclosed. Discussion without the full information is frustrating for all parties.


Just on this one point, I doubt that anyone has a 'CDM intended for production' just yet, since we are right at the beginning of the discussion of the proposal. I also doubt that anyone is witholding information.

Of course it will help a lot if we get as much information as possible about product plans or just general ideas from the content protection vendors. As the work progresses, I hope we'll get this. I'll definitely be encouraging them to do that.

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