Instead of caving to big media companies demanding DRM in Firefox, Mozilla should have invested in improvments to the BitTorrent ecosystem
@lanodan no, directly supporting BitTorrent would have made a stronger statement and incentivized big media to cave - without having to resort to using otherwise useful APIs as leverage
@sir you should that'd do more good than harm?
@sir as in, do you trust Mozilla to do it right?
@sir was their decision a follow-on to W3C embedding it in HTTP?
@sir Browsers open all kinds of file types and handle all kinds of protocols, right? I see no reason why when you open a magnet URL, or open a torrent link, Firefox couldn't just handle it as a file:// directory or a a HTTP directory index. And then play media files with its built-in media players.
That would be cool.
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