Kafka, mail # user - Re: a few questions from high level consumer documentation. - 2013-05-09, 14:29
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Re: a few questions from high level consumer documentation.

On 5/9/13 8:27 AM, Chris Curtin wrote:
The iterator will block if there is no more data to consume. The
iterator is actually reading messages from a BlockingQueue which is fed
messages by the fetcher threads. The reason for this is to allow you to
configure blocking with or without a timeout in the ConsumerIterator.
This is reflected in the consumer timeout property (consumer.timeout.ms)
Down at the bottom of the 0.7 design page
http://kafka.apache.org/07/design.html
 
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