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[Bug 17203] New: Should session ID be required?

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Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 23:40:21 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-17203-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17203

           Summary: Should session ID be required?
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: Encrypted Media Extensions
        AssignedTo: adrianba@microsoft.com
        ReportedBy: ddorwin@google.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org, watsonm@netflix.com
        Depends on: 16613


Session ID is currently optional in all cases. Should we require it to always
be implemented? The main advantage is more consistency for applications, and it
seems pretty easy to implement something (i.e. incrementing counter). Are there
reasons that a user agent/CDM would not want to implement an ID?

Bug 16613 proposes representing sessions as objects, which could reduce the
number of sessionId parameters and attributes. The ID would likely still need
to be exposed somehow, meaning this question would still need to be answered.

Bug 16739 relates to the format of Session ID.

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