[zeromq-dev] Which socket to choose?

Brett Viren bv at bnl.gov
Mon Aug 19 18:22:33 CEST 2019

Attila Magyari <atti86 at gmail.com> writes:

> Reading the docs all the other sockets seem to have extra restrictions or
> complications, which would not meet my needs:
> - bidirectional

I assume you mean symmetrically bidirectional?

If so, a pair of PUSH/PULL (or PUB/SUB) on each end would provide that.

> - no message order restrictions

I don't know what this means here.

> - one-to-many client-server type of connections

Also, unclear to me. 

Client-server implies reply-request which is not (symmetrically)

One DEALER may send the same request to many REP or ROUTER sockets.

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