[rabbitmq-discuss] Fwd: about the Frame of amqp

Paul Jones pauljones23 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 14:08:05 BST 2009

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From: Paul Jones <pauljones23 at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 2:07 PM
Subject: Re: [rabbitmq-discuss] about the Frame of amqp
To: femto Zheng <femtowin at gmail.com>

Hi Femto,

The AMQP specification defines frames as being variable length, depending on
the size of the payload.

If you'd like to see specific framing details, have a look at 2.3.5 of


On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 2:21 AM, femto Zheng <femtowin at gmail.com> wrote:

> hello all, I'm looking at amqp documentation,
> one thing I'm not sure, the Frame amqp refered,
> is it a fixed size thing (just represent some unit that
> transport layer transported, more like tcp/udp's packet), or is it
> variable size thing(it can be variable sized), more fitted to
> application's usage somehow?
> because if the specification decides it is a fixed size thing,
> it's more like a udp's packet, while transport in network(of course may be
> split
> because the gateway's max packet size is smaller), but you get the
> idea, it's just
> a packet thing.
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