Request for review of DMB Application format media types: video/dmb
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Tue Dec 4 06:54:44 CET 2007
The following is the request for review for Digital Multimedia Broadcasting Application Format, on behalf of editors of ISO/IEC 23000-9 (MPEG-A Part 9: Digital Multimedia Broadcasting Application Format). There will be also another two requests for audio/dmb and application/dmb. Please feel free to comment. Thank you in advance.
MIME media type name : Video
MIME subtype name : Standards Tree -dmb
Required parameters : none
Optional parameters :
Encoding considerations : binary
This media type may require encoding on transports not capable of handling binary.
Security considerations :
It is not possible to inject supported components other than those are specified in the DMB AF specification (ISO/IEC 23000-9) in the dmb file. This might prevent to crash the receiver or temporarily make it unavailable.
The authentication mechanism can be used to validate of the sender and the data to prevent security problems due to non-compliant malignant dmb file.
Interoperability considerations :
A number of interoperating implementations exist within the ISO/IEC 23000 community, and that community has reference software for reading and writing the file format.
Published specification :
Not published yet. However, ISO/IEC 23000-9 is currently at FDIS stage and expected to be published in Jan. 2008.
Applications which use this media :
Additional information :
1. Magic number(s) : none
2. File extension(s) : dmb
3. Macintosh file type code : dmb
4. Object Identifiers: none
Person to contact for further information :
1. Name : Hui Yong Kim
2. Email : hykim5 at etri.re.kr
Intended usage : Common
Author/Change controller : Hui Yong Kim, editor of ISO/IEC 23000-9 Digital Multimedia Broadcasting Application Format
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