[zeromq-dev] Using ZeroMQ on the Windows Phone 7.1/5 Mango Platform

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Mon Jan 2 02:50:21 CET 2012


On 01/02/2012 09:19 AM, Anton Yemelyanov wrote:
> Isn't ZMQ somewhat not suitable for mobile applications due to the fact
> that it uses continuous polling?  i.e. resulting in potential battery
> drain?  or is there an implemented or a planned method of getting around
> this?
>
> Would appreciate if someone could refresh me on this topic.

I am not familiar with mobile applications, however, what's going on is 
that 0MQ is polling (select() function) on the TCP connections.

TCP connections themselves should transfer no packets when there are no 
messages sent.

Martin



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