[zeromq-dev] ioCompletion ports

Gary Davidson Gary.Davidson at interclick.com
Thu Aug 25 20:52:16 CEST 2011


That is very fair... now where did I put my c++ book? :)

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-----Original Message-----
From: zeromq-dev-bounces at lists.zeromq.org [mailto:zeromq-dev-bounces at lists.zeromq.org] On Behalf Of Pieter Hintjens
Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2011 1:08 PM
To: ZeroMQ development list
Subject: Re: [zeromq-dev] ioCompletion ports

On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 6:31 PM, Gary Davidson <Gary.Davidson at interclick.com> wrote:
>
> Are there any plans to add I/O completion ports in an upcoming release?

Long answer:

We don't actually plan 0MQ development, it happens opportunistically on the basis of people solving problems they have defined as "interesting" in some arbitrary sense. Usually, because they want the results for their projects in one way or another.

There's a growing school of management that understand this process and applies it to business (in open source it's becoming fairly well understood). See http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2011/07/08/the-five-big-surprises-of-radical-management/

As a consequence, there are no feature requests, no schedules, no promises, and the main work of those "in charge" of the project is to enable others, remove obstacles, help with communications, etc.

Short answer:

If you think this would be useful for you, you can either add it to the product (as a contribution), or you can fund another team or individual to build it and contribute it. Both models work well.

-Pieter
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