[zeromq-dev] RFC: "transport" vs. "endpoint" and orthogonal addressing

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Wed Jan 27 19:02:26 CET 2010

Martin Lucina wrote:

> The other point I mentioned in my email ("transport" vs. "endpoint") came
> up while writing the LWN article - we need to call a 0MQ URI something so
> we decided on "endpoint". I'll be reviewing the 0MQ documentation shortly
> and would like to continue to use the term "endpoint" unless anyone has any
> better ideas?

I thing it makes sense. The terminology can go as follows:

tcp = transport
pgm = transport
ipc = transport
tcp:// = endpoint
pgm://eth0; = endpoint
ipc:///tmp/mypipe = endpoint


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