binary protocol motivations

Josef Finsel carpdeus at
Tue Nov 13 14:06:51 UTC 2007

Ah... My mistake.

On Nov 13, 2007 8:32 AM, Tomash Brechko <tomash.brechko at> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 08:05:18 -0500, Josef Finsel wrote:
> > I voted for tags so I could quickly invalidate portions of the cache.
> Rather
> > than have to track all of the keys associated with my *foo *data, I
> could
> > tag each key with the foo tag and then do a *tagdelete foo* or something
> > similar and memcached would simple do a delete of the keys that match
> that
> > value.
> Got that, that would be useful.  But that would be another use of
> tags, not the same as described in binary protocol paper, where tags
> are opaque and simply copied from request to reply.  Those tags are
> solely to save on sending back key names, or so I understood it.
> --
>   Tomash Brechko

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