[zeromq-dev] JeroMQ

Artem Vysochyn artem.vysochyn at gmail.com
Wed Oct 2 10:43:32 CEST 2013


Hi Pieter,

Thanks a lot. Now I see.

2013/10/2 Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com>:
> On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 11:01 PM, Artem Vysochyn
> <artem.vysochyn at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Still totaly confused... Why need  to port something on something? Why
>> then not create php-port or python-port?
>
> There is a .Net port. I've heard rumours there is a pure Python stack
> floating around. There is a node.js stack. I've even seen a Bash
> stack.
>
> In an open community, at least in the ZeroMQ community, which embraces
> diversity of thought, people are free to make what they want, what
> they feel is important to them. Your confusion comes from not seeing
> the problems and use cases that JeroMQ solves. Try to think about what
> those might be, and you will be enlightened. For instance, read
> http://zeromq.org/build:android.
>
>> What bothers most, if this is "a port", then it should mandate "what
>> exactly is currently supported and what is not, what is supported with
>> limitations", and so on.
>
> If it bothers you, simply ignore it.
>
>> Or should I just believe that one can take a lib and copy that lib on
>> another language w/o compromising its original features?
>
> Copying is not theft, it is praise. You cannot diminish the value of A
> by making a copy and modifying that, unless you fraudulently call it
> A. There can be a million forks and clones and "this time, I promise!"
> reboots of a project, without diminishing the value of that project.
> The opposite: JeroMQ had a positive impact on JZMQ.
>
> What matters with ZeroMQ are two things, mainly. One, the protocols,
> which guarantee interoperability. The more projects implement those,
> the more choice a user has, which is only positive. Two, the
> community, which drives our progress and makes every day a happy one.
> The more projects in the ZeroMQ community, the better.
>
> -Pieter
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