[zeromq-dev] ZMTP/1.1 - proposal

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu May 19 11:17:46 CEST 2011

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 11:02 AM, Martin Pales <m.pales at gmail.com> wrote:

> There are separate control frames and data frames. Control frames contain
> version and type.

I guess it's nicer in some ways than a separate version header. How
about versioning data frames?

> http://www.chromium.org/spdy/spdy-protocol/spdy-protocol-draft1#framing
> Very similar to the greeting  and content in the ZMTP/1.1 draft. Both
> version and peer type could be added to the greeting message.


> Another way would be to add this kind of session layer for multiplexing
> directly into zeromq, since  SPDY implementations are very rare.

Well, multiplexing seems like a good idea but in practice... we've not
had great experience with it. I'd probably use it only for bridging.


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