[zeromq-dev] [ANN] erlzmq - Erlang bindings to ZeroMQ updated to support 2.1.0

Serge Aleynikov serge at aleynikov.org
Sun Jan 16 19:14:33 CET 2011

We've been discussing some issues with Chris in the erlzmq pull request log:


If it's more appropriate we can continue that discussion on this list.

Ideally it would make sense to preserve the existing erlzmq API for 
direct port driver communications, so that users can try the next 
version without a need to change their application code when trying the 
new version.

On 1/16/2011 11:06 AM, Martin Sustrik wrote:
> Hi all,
>> It would be helpful if folks using erlzmq in production (Michael Bridgen
>> with RabbitMQ, who else?) would run their projects against your changes
>> prior to merging them to the master brunch.
> I think there are some API changes involved here, which would obviously
> break existing apps. Given that erlzmq is already used in production
> (correct me if I'm wrong), so it would probably make sense to decide on
> a release strategy and compatibility guarantees. See for example here:
> http://www.zeromq.org/docs:policies
> Thoughts?
> Martin

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