[zeromq-dev] ZMTP/1.1 - proposal

Dirkjan Ochtman dirkjan at ochtman.nl
Mon May 16 17:37:20 CEST 2011

On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 17:22, Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:
>> Strictly taken it seems like adding a version header check would go
>> against the bugfix-only rule for 2.1 inclusion (changing the wire
>> protocol and semantics).
> Yes, we don't want new protocol support or semantics in 2.1, it's
> dangerous and not needed. But I'd like to make 2.1 apps resistant
> (i.e. not crash) when hit with modified ZMTP protocols.

I understand, I'm just stating that this would go against the release
policy outlined on the wiki, so that either (a) the release policy
maybe should be changed, (b) the non-compliant change should be
pointed out exhaustively in the changelog, (c) the new version header
should be delayed to 2.3/3.0, with 2.2 the first version checking the



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