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Re[2]: [xmlblaster] Queue and starving

On Tue, 10 Dec 2002 19:58:43 +0100 Michele Laghi <laghi at swissinfo.org> wrote:

ML> Ciao Michele,
ML> in fact there is no mechanism to avoid such "starving" of low priority 
ML> messages. I believe it is a correct behaviour to priorize high
ML> priority 
ML> messages. If there are no free resources available to sent all
ML> messages, 
ML> then it is correct to hold back low priority messages.

ML> Of course you could discuss the fact that messages which are in the 
ML> queue since a long time become a higher priority but this is a
ML> specific 
ML> behaviour (you could have other such behaviours) which could be solved 
ML> with a specific plugin.

Yes, I thought about that.
Some time based or 'number of fetch' operations based mechanism could be
implemented which increases the priority of the messages still in the


Michele Ravani                  Michele.Ravani at swissonline.ch
"Those who live hoping, die singing" My Gran