[zeromq-dev] PHP ZeroMQ Bindings 1.0.0 Released (Small B/C break)

Ian Barber ian.barber at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 11:03:49 CEST 2011

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 11:31 PM, Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:

> Ian,
> Congrats to you and your team for making this happen.
> It would be useful IMO to document best practice for language authors
> as we move to support both 2.1x and 3.x versions of ZeroMQ. Such as
> what we remove, what we support and deprecate, what we emulate.
> Maybe on the http://www.zeromq.org/topics:binding-abstractions page?
> -Pieter

Thanks Pieter, though my contribution is mainly running the packaging script
:) I know what you mean regarding best practice - one such thing is
definitely around the way labels are used in XREPs in 3, as that can be a
bit of a stumbling block. One of the questions that did come up was how much
we should worry about the sendmsg/send distinction - I know Mikko originally
thought about deprecating send for sendmsg, but to be honest in a language
like PHP the difference really is handled by the bindings, and the extra 3
letters don't necessarily improve the API, so I we'll probably just keep
both, with sendmsg an alias for send.

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