[zeromq-dev] Very Small Messages/Manual

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Mon Aug 2 02:56:32 CEST 2010

Ben Kloosterman wrote:
>  >> zmq_msg_t* msg  = pipe->CreateNextMessage(size);
>  >> memcpy (zmq_msg_data (msg), 5, "ABCDE");
>  >
>  >No way you can make that kind of functionality available via BSD socket
>  >API :(
> Why do you have to stick 100% to the API ,especially for inproc pub sub
> where sockets are senseless ?  Extending the API can do this and still
> maintain app compatibility with BSD sockets but give the option of going
> further.

/me wants the functionality in the kernel, exposed via BSD sockets.

It would then be automatically accessible from *any* language, without a 
need for a particular language binding.

Any deviation from POSIX would break it.


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