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From "James Strachan" <>
Subject Re: Dead Letter Queue
Date Mon, 03 Dec 2007 15:56:41 GMT
On 03/12/2007, cmagoyrk <> wrote:
> I can implement that logic into my client, essentially each queue having it's
> own error queue, but then what is the purpose of the Dead Letter Queue?

The Dead Letter Queue generally just kicks in when a client has rolled
back a transaction past the retry-count and the broker sends it the

However sometimes an application knows that a message is bad - so
there's no biggie with a client sending a message direct to a DLQ -
they are just regular queues.


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