[Soc-coordination] GSoC project: fedmsg for the Debian infrastructure

Peter Palfrader weasel at debian.org
Thu Apr 25 20:49:36 UTC 2013

On Thu, 25 Apr 2013, Simon Chopin wrote:

> > One of the principles, up to now, of system design for the debian.org
> > infrastructure has been that it can tolerate single nodes being off line
> > for periods of time.  My understanding of ZeroMQ is that it doesn't do
> > very well when the sender and the receiver aren't on line at the same
> > time.  I have not used ZeroMQ in any serious way, so I'm only repeating
> > what I've heard.  Please correct me if I'm wrong.
> Well, as I understand it, when sender or receiver are not online, there
> is simply no message passing. If your concern is about what happens to
> the backlog when the consumer comes back online, then I've already
> written about that earlier today :-)

Does that imply you expect us to run services on core infrastructure
machines that listen to the world?

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