[zeromq-dev] new libzmq API

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Fri Jan 18 10:06:36 CET 2013

On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 9:27 AM, Martin Sustrik <sustrik at 250bpm.com> wrote:

> My goal was to allow at some point to substitute the user-space
> implementation (ZeroMQ) by kernel-space implementation without breaking
> applications too badly. Given that ZeroMQ is now evolving towards being a
> simple user-space async I/O library, similar to say Boost.Asio, rather than
> towards being part of the networking stack, using a non-standard API is
> perfectly OK.

It's a valid technical vision, and hopefully will come true one day,
but it does seem to have been painful for users since the POSIX
networking APIs really aren't designed for messaging.


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