[zeromq-dev] zmsg.hpp

Martin Pales m.pales at gmail.com
Wed May 4 16:12:24 CEST 2011

On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 3:49 PM, Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:

> At the same time it's pointless to ask C apps to work with
> length-specified strings since none of the standard libraries can
> handle it. Thus, a useful API has to convert to/from ASCIIZ, which is
> why I introduced the notion of "0MQ strings", so we know what we're
> converting from/to.

Maybe it's worth to use a data serialization format (e.g. BSON) in the guide
to avoid any misunderstanding or confusion. My impression is that many
readers are not familiar with C and it's zero-terminated strings.

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