[zeromq-dev] zmtplib - a tiny ZMTP library in C

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Wed Dec 12 15:24:18 CET 2012


Hi all,

I've started on a tiny C implementation of the 0MQ ZMTP protocol.

The goal is to get simple stacks that can work on embedded systems and
be easily rewritten in other languages.

A very basic proof of concept is here: https://github.com/hintjens/zmtplib

Goals:

* 100% portable, especially to older or embedded systems
* 100% compatible at wire level with ZMTP/2.0
* Good enough performance but no better
* No library dependencies (especially libzmq)
* Will grow to support full 0MQ API

Current status:

* Proof of concept PUB and SUB
* Performance about 40% of libzmq

Thoughts?

-Pieter



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