[erlang-questions] ERlang and DVB

Max Lapshin <>
Tue Dec 29 11:38:57 CET 2009

2009/12/29 Attila Rajmund Nohl <>:

> Why would you think that? I'm not sure about what kind of
> coding/decoding is done in digital TV, but I guess it involves lots of
> mathematical operations and this is not exactly the strong point of
> Erlang (or generally interpreted languages). As far as I know, even
> the AXD301 uses the linked-in (i.e. written in C) megaco_flex_scanner
> for performance reasons - and that's just text parsing, no expensive
> mathematical operations.

It is very easy to write MPEG TS demultiplexor on Erlang, but of
course it is insane two write video decoder.

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