wiki:api-stream

This is a WIP : it isn't implemented yet, and is highly subject to changes and/or removal.

RFC stream plugin API

This text follows RFC-like language. Refer to RFC2119.

Design goals:

Existing model

Plugins are launched once per data/config retrieval. They can emit data along with config via the dirty config extension.

Advantages (Existing model)

  • Very easy to code

Disadvantages (Existing model)

  • Writing super-sampling? plugins is quite cumbersome, as one needs to handle an offload state file that is read & emptied each run. Simple coding is very racy prone.

Proposed new model

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