[zeromq-dev] Is zmq suitable for p2p protocols?

Jorge Timón timon.elviejo at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 21:39:00 CEST 2012

Hi, we're discussing some things about a distributed protocol in the
ripple forum and I proposed to use ZeroMQ to build a prototype server.
We want the p2p protocol to be transport independent but we're going
to probably just use TCP as a start.
I posted here before to ask about the possibilities of extending zmq
to use tor, i2p, etc. Thank you for your answers then.
This protocol was what I had in mind. Do you think zmq would be useful
for building our protocol or Ryan's right and we should stick to TCP

On 4/12/12, Ryan Fugger <arv at ryanfugger.com> wrote:
> 2012/4/12 Jorge Timón <timon.elviejo at gmail.com>:
>> What do you think about using ZeroMQ for constructing the prototype?
> ZeroMQ seems to be for organizing communication within a single
> application, not for building distributed protocols.  I think we
> should just stick to TCP.

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Any advice is appreciated.

Jorge Timón

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