[zeromq-dev] 0MQ User Guide

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu Aug 12 14:19:01 CEST 2010

On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 2:02 PM, gonzalo diethelm <gdiethelm at dcv.cl> wrote:
> Perhaps it would be worth expanding on this: The "Zero" in ZeroMQ stands for "Zero Copy". Does it really? Or is it a pun on “zero cost”, or some such? And what is (explicitly) the relation between the name ZeroMQ and the slogan, “Fastest. Messaging. Ever”? Etc.

Zero stands simply for all the complexity that is not there.  The
slogan is/was about defining a mission and will eventually have to


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