[zeromq-dev] Thread Safe sockets

Chuck Remes cremes.devlist at mac.com
Thu Feb 9 04:53:26 CET 2012

On Feb 8, 2012, at 6:27 PM, john skaller wrote:

> On 09/02/2012, at 7:43 AM, Pieter Hintjens wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 12:11 PM, Dave Duchene <dduchene at absolute.com> wrote:
>>> Why not add JSON and XML serialization for messages while we're at it? Why not have a configuration language for describing socket pairs? Because it complicates the library, and isn't needed for most applications. And *most importantly*, because the users of the library aren't asking for it.
>> This is my opinion too, that change should be driven by demand, not
>> philosophy.
> I do not entirely agree with that. The reason is: users have experience but no real
> foresight. Only people with experience with competing packages or theoreticians
> can have foresight. Users get stuck in tiny incremental changes, they get used to
> doing things "the One Way (TM)" and have little understanding of alternate
> over-views.
> Consider for example my own experience on the ISO C++ committee.

Oh no. If you are in any way responsible for the abortion that is C++ we shouldn't let you anywhere near a computer for the remainder of your life let alone libzmq.

:P (only kind of kidding)


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