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

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2012 12:51:51 -0800
Cc: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>, Christian Kaiser <kaiserc@google.com>, "<public-html@w3.org>" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <AC0FD1C9-1F65-42DE-923B-0E28B04D0EA2@apple.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Mar 5, 2012, at 5:06 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> I can't speak for Silverlight, but Flash at least is much better
> understood.  It's not open-source, but it's been natively
> reimplemented by at least Chrome.  It also has a bunch of utility for
> authors and users outside just being a DRM box.

I don't think a port based on direct access to the original source counts as "natively reimplemented". It is certainly not an independent implementation. It is also closed source and restrictively licensed. I do not think you can cite Chrome's bundling of Flash as a poster child for RF technologies.

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