[rabbitmq-discuss] Repeated acks of a message

Matthias Radestock matthias at lshift.net
Fri Jan 29 08:07:57 GMT 2010


tsuraan wrote:
>> Actually, the 0-9-1 spec makes it clear that a client must not ack a
>> message more than once. RabbitMQ, as you observed, currently doesn't
>> care, but that may well change.
> Is that to allow a single channel to reuse dtags?

No. Given that the transport is reliable, there is no good reason for a 
client to issue the same ack more than once. If it does then that 
probably indicates a bug in the client code. So with the restriction in 
place the server can tell the client that it's probably doing something 



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