[Spread-users] Competing consumers

John Schultz jschultz at commedia.cnds.jhu.edu
Sat Mar 20 21:40:12 EST 2004

On Sat, 20 Mar 2004, Leon Brocard wrote:

> We love spread for its broadcast capabilities. However, recently we've
> needed to implement competing consumers (for redundancy). Without
> adding a dispatching process (single point of failure, bah), would it
> be possible to patch spread to allow this? And has anyone done this? ;-)
Could you describe what you mean by "competing consumers" and why you 
think it might need a patch?

John Schultz
Co-Founder, Lead Engineer
D-Fusion, Inc. (http://www.d-fusion.net)
Phn: 443 838 2200

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