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Re: Comments on w3ctag/eme/

From: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2014 05:33:51 -0800
To: twirl@yandex-team.ru
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@hsivonen.fi>, www-tag <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <etPan.5308a73f.6b8b4567.101@jenit.local>

Do you have any thoughts about Henri’s comments below on the Accessibility section of the draft at


? Please feel free to edit the text directly.


From: Henri Sivonen hsivonen@hsivonen.fi
Reply: Henri Sivonen hsivonen@hsivonen.fi
Date: 19 February 2014 at 05:55:11
To: www-tag www-tag@w3.org
Subject:  Comments on w3ctag/eme/

> > DRM systems usually prohibit any manipulations with content  
> including
> > displaying third-party subtitles,
> As far as I can tell, nothing in EME itself or in shipped
> implementations prevents compositing HTML/CSS content over  
> a video
> than uses EME-involved DRM. In fact, if you use Netflix with IE11  
> on
> Windows 8.1, you'll find that the service *relies* on being able  
> to
> composite HTML/CSS content over EME-involved video frames.  
> > or (in case of e-books) reading a book using system voice-over  
> engine,
> > thus making a content less accessible by disabled people.
> True, but how is this relevant to EME as long as browsers don't  
> provide client-side speech recognition or computer vision-based  
> description for DRMless videos?

Jeni Tennison
Received on Saturday, 22 February 2014 13:34:17 UTC

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