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1 February 2010 Hearbeat 3.0.2 released see the Release Notes

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msgfmt - the directive to set the message format in wire

The msgfmt directive specifies the format Heartbeat uses in wire.

msgfmt  <classic/netstring>

Default is classic.

  • classic - Heartbeat will convert a message into a string and transmit in wire. Binary values are converted with a base64 library.

  • netstring - Binary messages will be transmitted directly. This is more efficient since it avoids conversion between string and binary values.

If not sure, choose classic (default).