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Windows CE–based devices operate in a wide variety of scenarios, ranging from stationary devices that are continuously connected, to mobile devices that are usually disconnected even on startup. Frequently the sending device and the receiving device run at different times. The one requirement shared by virtually all Windows CE–based devices is the need for efficiency and a small memory footprint. The Windows CE implementation of MSMQ provides the essential features of the desktop version of MSMQ, optimized to minimize space requirements.
The CE–based version of MSMQ is designed to support a small number of simultaneous connections with short code paths. Other optimizations for Windows CE include:
The Windows CE–based message queuing service does not support the following features: