The Digital Media Project

Public information on General Assembly 01 (GA01)

GA01 will be hosted by the DMP Secretariat:

Eurescom GmbH
Schlosswolfsbrunnen Weg 35
D-69118 Heidelberg
Germany

GA01 is open to non DMP members. However, only DMP members will have the right to vote. If you plan to attend please send an email to secretariat@dmpf.org.

At http://www.eurescom.de/public/support/travel/Hotelnew.asp you will find a list of hotels in Heidelberg where you can get the special Eurescom rates.

Purpose of the meeting:

The meeting agenda will consist of 3 categories of items:

  1. Matters proper of the DMP Association

  2. Development of the first draft of the DMP work plan

  3. Beginning of the implementation of the work plan.

Item 1. will be for DMP members to address. Concerning item 2., the Board of Directors has made a draft proposal that the DMP should work on the following threads activated at staggered times to develop 3 types of output documents (see here for acronyms):

Thread Output Object Development tools

Acronym

Begin End #WD
1. RA

Traditional Rights and Usages

TRU workshop based RQs & CfC TRU 04/02 05/04 3
2. RA

Phasing out Analogue Legacies

CfC PAL 04/04 05/04 2
3. RA

Broadband Access Deployment

CfC BAD 04/04 05/04 2
4. RA

Development of and Access to Standards

CfC DAS 04/02 05/01 2
5. TS

Interoperable DRM Platform

TRU-based RQs and CfP IDP 04/07 05/10 3
6. TS

Interoperable End-user Devices (short term)

CfP IED (st) 04/02 05/01 2
7. TS

Interoperable End-user Devices (long term)

TRU-based RQs and CfP IED (lt) 04/07 05/10 3
8. RP End-to-End Conformance IDP and IED (lt) TSs and TRU-based RQs EEC 05/04 06/07 3

Please note that

Thread#1 : Has a value in itself as RAs on TRUs but is also the place where requirements on IDP, IED and EEC are generated
Thread#5 : Can onlly be activated once TRUs have sufficiently progressed
Thread#6 : Has been introduced because there is a sentiment that it should be possible to develop TSs for IEDs, suitably defined and in response to urgent market needs, that do not require the full TRU-RQ-TS process. Possible target IEDs are: Pay TV IEDs, portable music IEDs and Internet TV IEDs (3rd category of agenda items). 
Thread#6 : Can onlly be activated once TRUs have sufficiently progressed
Thread#8 : Can onlly be activated once IDP and IED (lt) TSs are sufficiently mature and TRUs have sufficiently progressed

 

Assuming that DMP General Assemblies (GA) will be held at the pace of one GA every 3 months, the progression of the work plan would take place as in the table below:

 

 

GA#

GA01

GA02

GA03

GA04

GA05

GA06

GA07

GA08

GA09

GA10

GA11

  date 04/02 04/04 04/07 04/10 05/01 05/04 05/07 05/10 06/01 06/04 06/07

1

TRU

RQ

CfC

WD1

WD2

WD3

RA

 

 

 

 

 

2

PAL

-

RQ

CfC

WD1

WD2

RA

 

 

 

 

 

3

BAD

-

RQ

CfC

WD1

WD2

RA

 

 

 

 

 

4

DAS

RQ

CfC

WD1

WD2

RA

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

IDP

-

-

RQ

CfP

WD1

WD2

WD3

TS

 

 

 

6

IED (st)

RQ

CfP

WD1

WD2

TS

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

IED (lt)

 

-

RQ

CfP

WD1

WD2

WD3

TS

 

 

 

8

EEC

-

-

-

-

-

RQ

CfP

WD1

WD2

WD3

RP

 

As GA01 is open to non-DMP members, a decision has been made to let non-DMP members access the contributions and submit contributions on all items and, in particular RQs on TRU, DAS and IED (short term). Those wishing to register a contribution should inform the secretariat (secretariat@dmpf.org) giving:

  1. Author name

  2. Title of contribution

  3. Topic of contribution (e.g. thread of DMP work plan)

 Once the contribution is ready, it should be sent to the secretariat (secretariat@dmpf.org).


Acronyms

CfC:   Call for Contributions
CfP:   Call for Proposals
RQ:   Requirements
RA:   Recommended Actions
RP:   Recommended Practices
TS:   Technical Specification
WD    Working Draft