[rabbitmq-discuss] .Net Client: Why is a channel called a model?

Michael Bridgen mikeb at rabbitmq.com
Thu Mar 29 13:31:38 BST 2012

Hi Marc,

> I'm new to RabbitMQ and have been using the .Net client. In the
> tutorials, AMQP documentation and the Java examples all refer to
> channels, is there a reason why channels appear to be called models in
> the .Net driver?
> Is there some history or context I'm missing?

The .NET client was developed after the Java client, and I think around 
the time AMQP 0-10 (which is quite different to 0-8 and 0-9-1) was being 
discussed. In these circumstances it received a more generic treatment 
than its Java predecessor. There's no hidden meaning to it.


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