[rabbitmq-discuss] Header Exchange

Alexis Richardson alexis.richardson at cohesiveft.com
Thu Sep 4 17:52:53 BST 2008


Thanks for your other note to the list.

On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 5:26 PM, tsuraan <tsuraan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So the exchange types you currently have with Rabbit are the direct,
>> fanout and topic exchanges.
> Ok.  I've only read 0.10 and 0.8, so anything that happened between
> those two revisions is a mystery to me :-).  For some reason, I was
> thinking that I needed the functionality of the header exchange, but
> now I'm fairly certain that the topic is exactly what I need, and I
> can't remember why I thought the header was the thing to use.

Don't worry that is quite a normal pattern.  Many cases of CBR turn
out to be topic based routing in disguise.  A good thing too.

>> Have a look at the compatibility information for Rabbit:
>> http://www.rabbitmq.com/compatibility.html
>> Version 0.91 (as a service pack for 0.9) is currently being reviewed
>> by the working group and when this is signed, we will implement that.
> Ok, so the current server is 0.8 only, and the java and .net clients
> can connect to 0.8 and 0.9 servers.

The C#/.NET client can talk to 0-8 and 0-9.

Would like the Java client to talk to 0-9?

> The rest of the page is just 0.8
> compatibility, for both the server and the clients.  Is there a 0.9
> compatibility page anywhere, for the clients and the server when the
> 0.9 implementation is started?

No but 0-8 and 0-9 are very very similar indeed.


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