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From Richard Hirsch <>
Subject Re: API 2.0 update and design questions
Date Tue, 25 Aug 2009 14:38:52 GMT
@Daniel - maybe Vassil can help you there. What exactly was your problem?


On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 10:02 PM, Daniel Koller<> wrote:
> Hi all,
> please see my feedback below,
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 1:52 AM, Ethan Jewett <> wrote:
>> In the meantime, there are open items that I think need to be resolved to
>> move ahead. I'm listing them here along with my *opinion* to hopefully
>> facilitate some discussion.
>> 1. REST - I'm thinking of just dropping "REST" from the name of the API. It
>> should still be designed with RESTful principles in mind where appropriate
>> but it's probably time we move past this issue as a group and dropping the
>> term from the API title might be a good step in this direction.
> +1
>> 3. Streaming - I think there is a major question around how we stream the
>> parts of the API that require streaming (messages specifically). Does ESME
>> do this currently? My research seems to indicate that AMQP is probably the
>> most performant and interoperable way to accomplish streaming (though JMS
>> should be reasonable as well, if not as inter-operable in non-enterprise
>> environments). I also seem to see that Lift has built-in AMQP support. Does
>> ESME already support AMQP pub/sub? If so, then I think we can probably just
>> document this support and call it a day. Other options include XMPP, and
>> various streaming and pub/sub approaches over HTTP.
> I created test-wise an actor some weeks ago, which sends out messages to an
> AMQP infrastructure as a part of an action: it was somehow complicated to
> insert this new Sender in the MsgParser.scala, so integration was hardcoded
> and not very flexible.
> --> if somebody could lend a hand with MsgParser-Integration and
> parametrization, this could get part of the ESME code.
> Thanks for putting these topics together,
> Daniel

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