[rabbitmq-discuss] Two questions about AMQP protocol's marshalling/unmarshalling

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Mon Oct 1 17:36:36 BST 2012

On 01/10/12 17:35, Gordon Sim wrote:
> On 10/01/2012 03:10 PM, raocheng wrote:
>> Question: What does "binary zero octets" mean ?
> It means the octet with value 0x00.

...and just for extra clarity, the only way to end up with a byte 0x00 
in your string is to encode the Unicode NULL character U+0000. Actually 
I don't think RabbitMQ will stop you doing this, but it's probably a 
good way to increase the amount of confusion in your life.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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