[erlang-questions] ERlang and DVB
Tue Dec 29 11:54:02 CET 2009
On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Max Lapshin <max.lapshin@REDACTED> wrote:
> 2009/12/29 Attila Rajmund Nohl <attila.r.nohl@REDACTED>:
> > 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.
Right. Erlang is fantastic for muxers,demuxers and parsers.
Encoding/decoding is a job for linked-in drivers or NIFs.
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