[zeromq-dev] EncryptedSocket added to pyzmq in branch

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue Nov 2 09:31:19 CET 2010

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 8:41 AM, Martin Sustrik <sustrik at 250bpm.com> wrote:

> One problem I can see is that you can enable/disable encryption on
> per-message basis, which presumably means you have encryption bit stored
> somewhere in the message body. That in turn means pyzmq has its own wire
> protocol and is not able to transparently interoperate with other
> language bindings. Am I wrong?

The normal solution to that is documentation, i.e. specifying the 0MQ
wire level protocol properly to include this.  There's no hurry, it's
good to experiment and when we know the best approach, refactor that
in a way that works for everyone.

Pieter Hintjens
iMatix - www.imatix.com

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