[rabbitmq-discuss] a common-lisp amqp client
matthias at lshift.net
Wed Feb 17 23:26:19 GMT 2010
james anderson wrote:
> i had read the passages at the bottom of amqp0-9-1.pdf/page 35 to imply
> that, if frames are strictly sequential, they would also continue to
> exist. frames sent as 1,2,3 and arriving as 1,3 don't fall in my
> classification of a strict order.
Indeed the frames do all arrive intact and in that order. But that is
all happening within the context of a specific channel and in a specific
direction, i.e. client-to-server or server-to-client.
> the next paragraph on that page implied that there might be an
> alternative to using a zero-length frame to carry early termination
> information, but i could not make out any command which could be sent
> proactively to actually have the described effect without additional
> disruption. what kind of termination was this passage intended to imply?
No idea, and note that the paragraph refers to *aborting* the sending of
content, not terminating, so it wouldn't help in what you are trying to do.
> i had read the last paragraph of 3.1.1 on page 26 to limit, if not
> preclude, the actions which you describe. yes, there is a possible
> conflict between that paragraph and the passage at the close of 18.104.22.168
> on page 36, but the "MUST NOT"s in the earlier passage are neither
> lightweight nor contingent stipulations, and, as demonstrated, the
> practice most certainly removes information.
The content bodies referred to in section 3.1.1. refer to logical AMQP
method content, not any particular chunking of it into content frames.
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