[mythtv] Questions for the DVB guys

Ian Caulfield imc25 at cam.ac.uk
Tue Aug 23 15:30:54 UTC 2005


On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, John Pullan wrote:

> On 23/08/05, Frank Muenchow <beebof at gmx.de> wrote:
>> John Pullan schrieb:
>>> Chris,
>>>      Could you expand on this a bit more ? Do you mean a particular
>>> table or a value within a table ?  ( I seem to remember there's some
>>> status within the now/next EIT, which we're not using at the moment.)
>>>
>>> Regards
>>
>> Maybe I can help. I think he means PDC (programme delivery control)
>> system as defined in ETSI EN 300 231 (which can be received in Germany, too)
>>
> Isn't that for analog tv ? Or at least Teletext which AFAIK isn't
> transmitted over DVB in the UK.

I think it might be possible to encapsulate PDC within the DVB SI, but I 
can't remember offhand. There's also a specification for the 'Running 
Status Table', which is the DVB equivalent to PDC, but this wasn't 
broadcast last time it was mentioned...

Ian


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