[libav-devel] [PATCH] Add Haivision Open SRT protocol

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Thu Mar 22 10:41:15 CET 2018

On 21/03/2018 16:03, Sven Dueking wrote:
>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: libav-devel [mailto:libav-devel-bounces at libav.org] Im Auftrag von
>> Diego Biurrun
>> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 21. März 2018 15:54
>> An: libav development
>> Betreff: Re: [libav-devel] [PATCH] Add Haivision Open SRT protocol
>> On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 03:00:37PM +0100, Luca Barbato wrote:
>>> On 21/03/2018 11:46, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>>> What is it? libsrt or opensrt?
>>> You have an opensource implementation of the protocol SRT.
>>> I prefer to call it libsrt as configure option.
>>>> Where does the opensrt name come from?
>>> The protocol is srt (secure reliable transport), the support for it
>>> uses an external opensource implementation, as mentioned in many
>> places.
>>> I edited opensrt to libsrt for the configuration option since it fits
>>> the normal pattern better. Probably to be consistent renaming all the
>>> other occurrences of opensrt to libsrt would be an option.
>> I don't see the opensrt name appearing anywhere. Plain srt should be
>> the name for an internal implementation, for external-library-backed
>> ones a lib prefix to the name of the protocol is appropriate.
>> Diego
> Haivison calls the packet OpenSRT and I think that´s a good idea to avoid any conflicts with SRT (subtitle).

Then OpenSRT/opensrt is good for me as well.


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