[mythtv] New Protocol Development

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Tue Sep 23 18:43:31 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-09-23 at 13:12 +1000, Glenn wrote:

> - Upnp has been worked on, but is simply too 'heavy' to be used as the
> primary protocol, so will likely remain as an 'extra' protocol
> - XML-based protocols or similar are likely to also be too 'heavy', and
> parsing will therefore be too CPU intensive for low power systems and so
> on. New protocol must be easy on the processor!

it cannot be that it is too hard to implement as it already is used by
or that it consumes too much bandwidth becuase it is an XML based design

so i'm curious why a standard, documented protocol is "too heavy"?

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