[zeromq-dev] zmq-socket name aliases

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Mon Aug 2 11:54:20 CEST 2010


Martin Sustrik wrote:

> But it somehow doesn't seem right. What 0MQ does (aside of basic 
> session-related functionality) is obviously not an application logic. 
> That's why I use to refer to it as a "new layer in the networking 
> stack", namely a "scalability layer" (L8?).

Thinking about it some more, it can be considered an L5 layer (given 
that the definition of L5 is interpreted rather widely).

Martin



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