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Re: Revert Request for "http+aes" scheme (see also ISSUE-179)

From: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2012 17:12:42 +0000
To: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>
CC: "<public-html@w3.org>" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <406E4E3D-AFA1-4889-8ED3-690BD3F4BA80@netflix.com>

On Mar 8, 2012, at 5:27 PM, Kornel Lesiński wrote:

> On Thu, 08 Mar 2012 17:57:09 -0000, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> actively discussed by the WG.   Since WG members were NOT notified of the addition of the  "http+aes" material, the Chairs have decided that this change should be subject to the Enhanced Change Control rules in the WG Decision Policy [2]:
> Ian has notified about this proposal at least three times:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Mar/0065.html

> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Mar/0109.html

> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Mar/0066.html

> There has been discussion in thread "Encrypting content stored on untrusted CDNs" and some other threads. The feature was added in response to use cases outlined by Mark Watson and comments by Charles Pritchard and me, so the group has been involved.

Yes, I provided details of a use-case for the clearkey CDM, in response to questions, but I didn't suggest that an additional feature was needed.

> Perhaps those e-mails could easily be overlooked in the heat of the DRM discussion, but I think it's unfair to say that Ian didn't notify the group or added this feature without discussion.

It was, at least, added very quickly after what could only be described - for a security feature - as a cursory discussion.

But this is not important. The point is that there is no consensus in this group to add this feature. It should be discussed together with the other encrypted media proposal.


> -- 
> regards, Kornel Lesiński

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