[rabbitmq-discuss] is anybody using 'immediate' publish?

Laing, Michael P. Michael.Laing at nytimes.com
Fri Sep 14 16:40:58 BST 2012

Plus 1 for faster HA queues and less complexity in the code base.


On 9/13/12 12:32 PM, "Matthias Radestock" <matthias at rabbitmq.com> wrote:

>Dear Rabbit users,
>AMQP's basic.publish method has two flags - mandatory and immediate -
>that trigger checks at the server and result in messages getting
>returned to clients with basic.return when the necessary conditions
>aren't met. See 
>http://www.rabbitmq.com/amqp-0-9-1-reference.html#basic.publish for the
>I can just about see why 'mandatory' may be useful, but 'immediate' has
>always struck me as a bizarre and I fear that anybody using it may well
>do so w/o fully understanding the semantics - can't blame them, it *is*
>bizarre. Because of that, and since it complicates the code in many
>places, we are considering dropping support for 'immediate'.
>So is anybody actually using the 'immediate' flag?
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