[rabbitmq-discuss] redelivered count

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Tue Dec 7 23:40:18 GMT 2010

Jason J. W. Williams wrote:
> I'd like to see the new queue TTLs extended to handle this...specify a
> message's lifetime by redeliver count instead of/in addition to age. I
> think the redeliver count would still be useful information for a
> consumer to know, but it seems to me the broker should be handling the
> mechanics of expiration.

Before we add yet more ways for messages to disappear from a queue, we 
want to introduce a means by which they can disappear to somewhere other 
than the ether. i.e. dead-letter exchanges. Which we will probably 
implement at some point.



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