[zeromq-dev] Devices and config files

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue Aug 24 13:55:39 CEST 2010

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 1:35 PM, gonzalo diethelm <gdiethelm at dcv.cl> wrote:

> Wouldn't this be a severe limitation? Even to the point of dictating the
> need to search for another file format, adding to the lack of comments
> for JSON?

I'm experimenting with another much simpler format.  JSON is annoying
for other reasons, insisting on commas in the right place, etc.

> Conversely, we could use 0xNN or \uYYY to embed a binary / Unicode
> character and have internal routines to convert those into the proper
> character.

Sure.  Do we actually have use cases for binary subscriptions or is
this theoretical?

> I would say you are mixing concerns here. A broker would certainly be
> nice, but that is just a distribution mechanism. I intend to do exactly
> the same by having the config file accessible from a public volume (or I
> could even use SQLite). This still means I should have a way to state in
> a single place what my endpoints resolve to.

Shrug.  I've no real opinion yet, it'd be good to try different things
and see what's simplest.

Pieter Hintjens
iMatix - www.imatix.com

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