[rabbitmq-discuss] Best practice for naming consumer tag

Michael Klishin mklishin at gopivotal.com
Wed Feb 12 15:43:34 GMT 2014

On 12 Feb 2014, at 19:23, cw storm <cwstorm at gmail.com> wrote:

> We were thinking of naming a consumer tag that's meaningful to us.  Just checking the community if that's best practice or not.

As long as you make sure the names are unique, that’s fine. Note that you can pass an empty string
and RabbitMQ will generate a consumer tag for you (will be returned on basic.consume-ok). It won’t
be meaningful but will be guaranteed to be unique.


Software Engineer, Pivotal/RabbitMQ

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