[mythtv] Mythbackend UPnP server?
MythTv at TheBlains.net
Thu Jan 19 04:35:08 UTC 2006
> > 7) Open issues:
> > One thing that I don't have time to implement that is
> needed for off
> > the shelf devices to work is an implementation of a
> standard transport stream.
> > I was thinking RTSP/RTP.
> Doesn't UPnP just define HTTP GET as the current method for
> this? From what I've seen after doing some network sniffing,
> our D-Link UPnP Media Renderer does HTTP GETs when grabbing files.
The method used to access the resources (videos, ...) is based on which
<res> elements are listed in the CDS response and which of those the client
knows how to access.
The least common denominator is usually http, however, if we implement
RTP/RTSP I think the support for streaming would be a richer experience
(assuming a server controlled stream) that would allow the use of commercial
cut points and other advanced features. (I still need to research the
details to make sure I understand the features of the protocol).
HTTP is what I am planning as the first protocol, to make sure everything is
working correctly. I listed RTP as an open issue in my previous e-mail,
since it's something I know I will not have time to address for some time to
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