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This proposal is really important to cross platform vendor agnostic support:

http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-media/raw-file/tip/encrypted-medi...




Why not release a standalone Linux app, a la Android/iOS/Boxee/Roku/etc? Seems that would be possible.

Honestly I'd prefer it to using my browser anyway.


Yes! I would really like to subscribe to Netflix, but the lack of Linux support is stopping me. It would be nice to have a web client, but a native client would be a blessing for those of us that find web clients to decrease performance system wide.


It is strange to me that we should need a native client for performance reasons. There are numerous html5 games that have "native" feels. I understand the security concerns with exposing lower level access like OpenGl to the web and I understand why on browsers (both mobile and desktop) some hardware is not allowed to be accessed directly (and with good reason) but it is frustrating that performance is still the major driving force between native and web considering the obvious cross-platform-ness of web based approaches...




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