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Re: A new standards body (was: Re: Campaign for position of chair and mandate to close this community group)

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 08:27:12 -0800
Message-id: <B203C177-0A3D-4DB8-89B8-909B90708DD6@apple.com>
To: "public-restrictedmedia@w3.org List" <public-restrictedmedia@w3.org>

On Jan 14, 2014, at 2:23 , Bob Ham <rah@settrans.net> wrote:

> On Tue, 7 Jan 2014 12:26:48 +0000 Fred Andrews wrote:
>> People disagreeing with the HTML Working Group in the matter of content protection have been redirected here
>> Don't be used by Tim and the W3C, vote me in as Chair
> The W3C is lost.  It is no longer an organisation for an open web.  Can I suggest that rather than wasting energy trying to work within it, you recognise the reality of the situation and work from there?
> A new body is required to take on the responsibility of providing standards for an open web.

And the sky is falling. We need a new sky.

The degree of hyperbole is amusing, but it really doesn’t help this discussion, or to address your concerns, or to advance the discussion.

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 14 January 2014 16:27:40 UTC

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