[rabbitmq-discuss] Unexaplainable behaviour with shovel plugin.

Ben Hood 0x6e6562 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 06:40:19 GMT 2014

On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 12:26 PM, Simon MacMullen <simon at rabbitmq.com> wrote:
> I dunno, I think federation is really quite specific (I don't think there
> are any other brokers which do it in the same way as RabbitMQ) - I can see
> the spec authors not wanting to predict how people will want to federate.

Fair point.

> I think the concept ("I just want to move the damn messages!") makes a lot
> of sense.
> If I were creating RabbitMQ from scratch, I might rename the shovel to
> something like "point-to-point federation" to make it a bit clearer that it
> complements federation rather than being replaced by it.

IIRC the grown up name for the shovel was going to be AMQP relay, but
for some reason that naming never happened.

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