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From "Hiram Chirino" <hi...@hiramchirino.com>
Subject Re: A question for the ActiveMQ chaps on the list...
Date Fri, 22 Sep 2006 17:23:15 GMT
On 9/22/06, Gordon Sim <gsim@redhat.com> wrote:
> James Strachan wrote:
> > On 9/22/06, John O'Hara <john.r.ohara@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> When James spent some time with us back on the early early days of the
> >> AMQP I got the impression that he held the view that you could plug the
> >> command verbs onto ActiveMQ and it would just work.
> >
> > Assuming there is indeed a well defined mapping of AMQP commands to
> > JMS/MQSeries semantics then yes it should.
> I think a well defined mapping of JMS semantics onto AMQP commands is
> possible and desirable. I'm not as sure that there is a mapping of AMQP
> commands onto JMS semantics.
> For example, in AMQP there is a bind command for attaching a queue to an
> exchange. What concept in JMS would this command be mapped onto?

All the binding information can be contained in the destination name.

> I'm certainly not saying that a given JMS broker could not be made to
> support AMQP. Individual implementations may well have the necessary
> concepts in which to express AMQP semantics, but as far as I can JMS as
> a specification does not so I'm not clear how a generic mapping would be
> specified.


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