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RE: A profile for TV

From: <david.corvoysier@orange.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 14:47:22 +0100
Message-ID: <E6AA070839B987489960B202AD80E18D01BB85C0@ftrdmel0.rd.francetelecom.fr>
To: <public-web-and-tv@w3.org>

I am not opposed to the definition of a TV profile, but before starting
the discussions, I also think we need to agree on the objectives.
>From a service provider point of view, the main driver of a W3C TV
profile has to be interoperability accross a wide range of devices, and
not compatibility with devices typically used in a specific ecosystem
(that is in my opinion up to dedicated business fora to define these).
Said differently, I am very interested in defining a W3C profile for TV
services, ie identifying what would prevent a service provider from
deploying the same TV web application on TVs, tablets, mobile phones and
desktops, but I am not really interested in defining a W3C profile for
TV devices, ie deciding on which subset of the specifications an
implementation on a specific range of TV devices can be tagged as HTML5
compliant (because this kind of profile increases fragmentation instead
of reducing it).  

David Corvoysier
Orange Labs Networks & Carriers
Received on Thursday, 15 December 2011 13:52:09 UTC

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