[rabbitmq-discuss] Erlang client: Future of lib_amqp

Michael Nacos m.nacos at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 12:29:45 BST 2009

Dear Ben,

I have recently used the erlang client in a project, and I ended up
bypassing the lib_amqp code completely. I did use it as entry point and
reference code, however. IMO, you could probably drop it and provide
more/better documentation with examples.

just my twopence,


2009/8/3 Ben Hood <0x6e6562 at gmail.com>

> Apart from questioning it's byzantine name, we've had a look at what
> actual value lib_amqp delivers.
> In our opinion, it doesn't actually save you that much typing.
> Furthermore, the structuring of the overrides (especially the publish
> methods) conveys little clarity.
> So we've decided that lib_amqp's existence is no longer justified and
> that it will be dropped from the pending release of the Erlang client.
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