[PATCH] wayland-protocols: Add content-protection protocol

Nautiyal, Ankit K ankit.k.nautiyal at intel.com
Mon Jan 28 17:09:39 UTC 2019

Hi Simon Ser,
Thanks for your comments.
I am also not sure about whether the protocol belongs here or not, and 
that's why I had first proposed the same in weston, along with the 
implementation and the client application -
Merge request: 
But I do think, its a good point to start the discussion.

Pekka, Daniel, I think we had some discussion about it in IRC as to 
wayland-extension. Does it make sense to have this in wayland-protocols?


On 1/28/2019 4:53 PM, Simon Ser wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for your patch. However, I don't think it belongs to wayland-protocols.
> wayland-protocols isn't designed for all common Wayland protocols. For instance,
> the IVI shell isn't there, and has a similar use-case (although not limited to
> closed systems). Also some other protocols like layer-shell have been rejected.
> I think a Weston patch in protocols/ would be better suited. This would allow
> protocol consumers to share the protocol while not including it in a repository
> where it won't be used because a large majority of wayland-protocols users don't
> have closed systems.
> That said, wayland-protocols' scope is ill-defined, so it's not like it's easy
> to decide whether it belongs here or not.
> Thanks,
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> Simon Ser
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