[zeromq-dev] UDP vs. EPGM

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Wed Mar 3 14:56:33 CET 2010

Pieter Hintjens wrote:

>> The proposition is to rename "udp" to "epgm" which stands for
>> "encapuslated PGM".
> "udp" is certainly misleading but "epgm" adds a concept,
> "encapsulation" which needs learning / explaining.
> Why not just "pgm"?

Because "pgm" is already used for real PGM transport, as specified in 

Encapsulated PGM just wraps PGM packets into UDP packets to make PGM 
more administration-friendly.


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