[standards-jig] Pub/Sub Explanation

DJ Adams dj.adams at pobox.com
Tue Apr 16 19:53:28 UTC 2002


On Tue, Apr 16, 2002 at 02:32:23PM -0400, Adam Theo wrote:
> 
> Here's a thought, although probably already known and just implied so 

Adam - your thoughts are much appreciated - thanks

> far. It seems that JNG's "tradition" was starting to be is the 
> payload-less option, where the client has to actively decide to get 
> extra info, instead of that info being sent to them automatically. How 
> about we have those three (or more?) options (payload-less, abstract, 
> and payload-inline) and force the client to ask for a certain one when 
> they subscribe? Payload-less would be the default. But this would keep 
> things simple, and allow all the functionality.

Well, unless I've missed something, I don't think this is a 
problem anyway. One could say that the choice of what one would
get depends on what one subscribes to (the subject, or topic).
  
dj



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