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From "Hiram Chirino" <>
Subject Re: ActiveMQ 4.0 RC1 - durable topic
Date Mon, 10 Apr 2006 17:35:13 GMT
The way they behave now, is correct per the JMS spec.  Adding that
flag would be a way to alter the behaviour defined be the JMS spec.

The spec states that a durable subscriber will only receive messages
that were published AFTER his subscription is initially created.

On 4/10/06, ErinO <> wrote:
> Hi, James:
> Thanks for the explanation. The configuration flag will do for my case.
> But I thought the purpose for the durable topic is to remove the order
> dependency between the producer and the consumer. Also for a message to be
> durable means it shouldn't get lost in any circumstances, if someone didn't
> turn on the configuration flag you are going to add, he could lose messages
> in this specific case.
> In my opinion, it is better to fix the issue than just adding a
> configuration flag.
> Thanks.
> Erin
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