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Subject: Re: [boost] 0MQ messaging in Boost
From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-29 15:41:11

> I'm part of the 0MQ team in FastMQ, we're making a free low latency
> messaging library in C++ and Dhruva suggested it could be useful in
> Boost.
> The current stable 0MQ/1.0 is probably too complex to use in Boost but
> the forthcoming 0MQ/2.0 has a simpler socket-style API (sends messages
> rather than bytes) and runs with no external components. Dhruva is
> probably better placed than me to explain how 0MQ could help Boost
> users.
> One issue we've already discussed is licensing: currently 0MQ is LGPL,
> but we'd be prepared to change the license on 0MQ/2.0 to BSL (or
> dual-license it) so it can be included in Boost.
> Please excuse in advance my ignorance: I'm neither a developer nor
> user of 0MQ, but acting as community front-end.

Very good idea! I'm interested in seeing this happen. A nice integration
with Asio would be a cool thing to have.

Regards Hartmut

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