[Arm-netbook] NLNet Funding Proposals for the Libre RISC-V SoC: call for participation

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Wed Sep 25 16:33:07 BST 2019


On Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 3:44 PM David Niklas <doark at mail.com> wrote:

> It would be helpful if you defined "streaming" in this context, otherwise
> people would not understand the importance of the project.

it's an industry-standard term:
https://lauri.v├Ásandi.com/hdl/zynq/axi-stream.html

it's designed to send a one-way data stream that may (optionally) have
positional data.  video or audio would have a timestamp.

> For example, I thought every type of data was a "stream" of 1s and 0s.

you're probably thinking of packets, which are sequential data "segments".

thx david.

l.



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