[ros-users] ROS & DDS

Brian Gerkey gerkey at osrfoundation.org
Thu Feb 13 16:58:11 UTC 2014

On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 3:38 AM, Nikolai Ensslen
<nensslen at synapticon.com> wrote:
> However we also think it makes sense not to replace the traditional ROS
> middleware but to just add DDS spec to it, maybe replacing some elements
> that make sense after some time. Backwards compatibility is important and
> there are some things ROS middleware is obviously good at that DDS can't
> provide, e.g. messaging or streaming larger amounts of data.

Can you say more about this point?  I'm very interested in learning
about use cases where DDS can't meet our messaging needs in the
robotics / embedded systems space.

> We'd be happy to contribute to the efforts of adding DDS as a middleware
> choice to ROS.



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