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From Justin Ross <justin.r...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New user questions: Broker/AMQP versions
Date Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:17:43 GMT
On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 6:05 AM, gewesp <gewesp@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'm consulting with a company in the security business and we're evaluating
> the use of QPID as a messaging platform.
>
> Q1: Supported AMQP versions of the C++ broker (qpidd):
> * According to   https://qpid.apache.org/components/cpp-broker/index.html
> <https://qpid.apache.org/components/cpp-broker/index.html>   ,
> it supports 0-10 and 1.0.
> * According to
> https://qpid.apache.org/releases/qpid-cpp-1.37.0/cpp-broker/book/AMQP-
> Compatibility.html
> <https://qpid.apache.org/releases/qpid-cpp-1.37.0/cpp-broker/book/AMQP-
> Compatibility.html>
> ,
> it supports 0-9 and 0-10 .
> Which one is it?
>

The former, 0-10 and 1.0.  The C++ broker book needs a lot of work!


> Q2: APIs:  As far as I understand, there are two C++ APIs (Messaging and
> Proton).  Which one of
> these is the preferred one and will be supported in the long run?
>
> Q3: Python3 support: AFAICS, there is Python3 support for the Proton API,
> but not for Messaging (neither
> is it planned?).  Can I deduce from that that the Proton API is the
> preferred one?
>

Yes, Proton is the way to go.


> FWIW, we're using Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS) and we'd like to go with standard
> Ubuntu packages
> as far as practicable.  The project requires the use of AMQP 1.0.
>

The best way to get recent Qpid in Ubuntu is the Qpid PPA.  The default
distro packages tend to be really old.

https://launchpad.net/~qpid/+archive/ubuntu/released

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