[zeromq-dev] multi-part messages

john skaller skaller at users.sourceforge.net
Sat Jan 21 22:49:16 CET 2012


On 22/01/2012, at 5:55 AM, Andrew Hume wrote:

> it has to do with preventing copying.
> for example, in a common case of a process getting a message
> and prepending something to it and sending it on,
> the thought is to do that as two parts in a multipart message.
> especially if the latter message is large.

I see. The messaging paradigm itself introduced a problem
not present in streaming protocol, multi-part messages solve 
that problem.

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john skaller
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