Re: gupnp-dlna development

On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 4:10 PM, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) <zeenix gmail com> wrote:
> Hi Lin,
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 4:09 AM, Lin Xiyan <lxy ss pku edu cn> wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 10:33 PM, Zeeshan Ali Khattak
>>>  BTW, I'm hoping you either already have access to DLNA docs or you
>>> know that it costs at least 500$ to get access?
>> No, I don't have the spec yet.
>> Wow, that's a lot of money.  Where can I *buy* the spec?
>  If you didn't know this, there is a fairly good chance that you can
> live without it. DLNA only makes UPnP AV (which is open spec) very
> specific and adds the concept of media profiles to ensure
> interoperability between different implementations. Some of our
> developers have lived without this spec.

OK, as a newbies I can live without the spec.
I save 500$ for my school, yeah :)

>  There is some basic info about device classes and terms on their
> website that you still would want to familiarize yourself with.

I'll look at that.

>> I didn't find any link on to buy it.
>  I can't find it either so I guess you'll have to contact them about it.
>> Or do I have to apply for membership?
>  No you don't (membership fee is 5000$/year IIRC).

If I were a rich man .... :)

Lin Xiyan <lxy ss pku edu cn>
School of Software and Microelectronics, Peking University

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