[rabbitmq-discuss] Protection against slow consumers

jiri at krutil.com jiri at krutil.com
Tue Nov 2 08:41:44 GMT 2010


>>> The ttl gets set as part of the queue.declare command. So it's set  
>>> by the declaring client.
>> Oh. So we can't let the clients declare their auto-delete exclusive  
>> response queues? And it looked so promising...
> You can, but they'd have to set the x-message-ttl argument as part  
> of the queue declaration.

Sure, but what if they don't want to cooperate?

It seems to me that AMQP design in general assumes that peers always  
cooperate, which is a bit surprising for a protocol intended for  
communication across enterprises.

I guess we just have to live with that.


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