[zeromq-dev] New ZMTP protocol spec

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Sat Sep 8 05:57:15 CEST 2012

On Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 3:43 AM, Paul Colomiets <paul at colomiets.name> wrote:

> 1. Why all X* sockets and non-X sockets are different? I think they
> have exactly same protocol, and only the API is different

True, there's no reason to have xsub and xpub as socket types in the protocol.

> 2. It's not described which combinations of socket types is possible
> to connect. E.g. it's useless to connect pub socket to push socket,
> but it may be possible to tie router and router.

Good point. I'll add a section on valid combinations. We can add
checking for this in libzmq then.

OK, there's a new draft online now. Thanks for your input, Paul :)


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