[zeromq-dev] Multicast Autodiscovery Protocol

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu Jun 23 19:12:15 CEST 2011

On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 7:01 PM, Ian Barber <ian.barber at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yeah, a UDP broadcast was my first thought, but didn't think of VTX, that's
> a good point. Broadcast/Anycast should be usable with the same protocol on
> top - it would limit the propogation rate as updates would be effectively
> point-to-point, but at the same time you woudn't get a possible stampede of
> requests on startup.

Probably worth sketching in code, to see how it works. If you want
some UDP test code, there's a simple client/server example in the
vtx/v1 directory. http://zero.mq/vtx.


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