[zeromq-dev] ZMQ 3.1 and jzmq compatibility

Chuck Remes cremes.devlist at mac.com
Tue Jan 31 15:53:08 CET 2012

On Jan 31, 2012, at 8:42 AM, john skaller wrote:

> On 01/02/2012, at 12:52 AM, Staffan Gimåker wrote:
>> Not sure that it's fixable, since AFAIK there's no way (?) to detect the
>> ZeroMQ version being used on the other side.
> Just an idea, is it possible in 3.1 to add the protocol version to the messages?
> Like say:
> \0xE5\0x31 [rest of message]
> where 31 is the protocol version and E5 is a fixed sync byte?
> That would actually enable the above feature (if missing, probably 2.1)?

You should look at the existing proposals for the wire protocol.


Check out specs 13 and 15.

If we start mucking with the wire protocol, then we should start from a known and good foundation.


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