[Spread-users] Spread vs ACE for publish/subscribe

Taj Khattra taj.khattra at pobox.com
Fri Nov 21 19:45:30 EST 2003

On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 03:42:50PM -0700, James J. Wagner wrote:
> We are looking at using an open source communications package to implement
> Publish/Subscribe. The two that we have found so far are ACE
> (http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~schmidt/ACE.html) and Spread. Both seem to have their
> advantages and disadvantages. I'm wondering if anyone else has compared these
> two for publish/subscribe, and if so, why you may have picked one over the
> other.

i don't know how you are comparing the two - does ACE provide any form of group
communication semantics ?  it seems to me like a (seemingly infinite :) ) number
of wrappers/facades etc. around low-level o/s communication primitives.


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