[zeromq-dev] Pull request to retire "devices" and replace with "proxies"

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Mon Sep 10 03:30:55 CEST 2012

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 8:28 AM, Daisuke Maki <lestrrat at gmail.com> wrote:

> Please be considerate of downstream users and keep the zmq_device()
> stuff for the duration of the current major release? I mean you can
> add a zmq_proxy() by all means, but please keep zmq_device() as an
> alias, along with any constants (if any) that has to do with the
> device stuff so our existing code still work.

Always...! This is now part of our process contract: no change to
existing APIs until they're fully deprecated.

I think anyone who wants to build "devices" can do so on top (along
with brokers, reactors, and such).


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