[zeromq-dev] Broadcasting Requests

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu May 5 18:48:46 CEST 2011

On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 6:41 PM, Fabien Ninoles
<fabien.ninoles at ubisoft.com> wrote:

> Don't forget that it must be able to associate with an ROUTER socket to work correctly.

Yes, so it has to be part of the REQ pattern, if/when the protocol
does socket validation.

> As a new socket, not so sure for GATEWAY.  Isn't a gateway something that allow access to something else which you shouldn't access normally ?  Not in my use case anyway.  CARRIER or a DISTRIBUTOR may be ?  The fact is a two-way sockets make it quite difficult to find the right term. COLLECTOR could be interesting too (like the ones that send you bills and expected you to reply quickly...)

Finding good names is really hard. We can always cheat and use a
nonsense name like YREQ.

> How hard should it be to implement such thing ?

Should not be too difficult doing copy/paste of the xreq class. I'll
give it a shot... hang on a second...


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