[Spread-users] Newbie quick questions on groups

Matt Sergeant matt at sergeant.org
Tue Jan 6 03:03:47 EST 2004

On 5 Jan 2004, at 23:39, Chatter Box wrote:

> I'm thinking of using spread to build distributed queues. Is it 
> possible to have nested groups using spread?.
> For e.g. I want to create a distributed  queue which contains 
> components that are themselves distributed queues. A simpler 
> explanation. Is I want to have groups of spread applications with some 
> applications being members of a group that is nested within a higher 
> group.
> E.g.  A < B < C
> where "<" is the subset operator and A, B, and C are groups. So a 
> member of group C can filter a message to group B, which then gets 
> filtered on to group A etc...
> Is this possible using spread?

Yes, but you have to write your own "filter" or "reflector" 
application. This seems to becoming more and more common a question 
though, so I'm starting to wonder if it's a good standard tool to have 
in the distro.


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