[zeromq-dev] Notes from a hackathon

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu Feb 5 12:23:15 CET 2015

On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 10:21 AM, Andreas Schultz <aschultz at tpip.net> wrote:

> Doing multipart messages with an atomic, sendmsg like API, would be
> much simpler. The 0MQ library could convert the 0MQ socket API call
> into an real sendmsg call without having to copy the parts around.

Sure. Then we're just talking about framing, and copying costs.

So be clear, the problem for thread safety is not multipart framing on
the wire, it is the current multipart API.

The main problem for complexity is (IME) carrying the multipart
concept up to higher layers like brokers and APIs.


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