[rabbitmq-discuss] Default headers exchange

Matthias Radestock matthias at lshift.net
Wed Apr 29 16:28:54 BST 2009


Chris Duncan wrote:
> I've just been writing a piece of code that infers the exchange type  
> from the exchange name for default exchanges (amq.*). As far as I  
> know, the default exchange name for a headers exchange is specified  
> as 'amq.match'. Does anybody know why it isn't 'amq.headers'?

AFAIK it's just an oversight. AMQP 0-9-1 has "headers" in the xml spec 
and "match" in the pdf spec. Rabbit defines both :)


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