Designing socket messaging format

Cimarron Taylor cimarron+google at taylors.org
Mon Nov 12 11:34:42 CET 2001


shriek at gmx.co.uk (Stephen) wrote in message news:<97ae44ee.0111111912.14006c7f at posting.google.com>...
> I'm developing a program which sends messages back and forth 
> between two servers using sockets.  The message format I've 
> been given is "YYYYTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT"

Why not save yourself a little coding and just use netstrings?

     more info: http://itamarst.org/multiplex
 advogato copy: http://www.advogato.org/article/212.html 
   python code: http://itamarst.org/downloads/multiplex-0.2.tgz
   description: http://cr.yp.to/proto/netstrings.txt

Cim



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