This is an old page linking to some of the early design and analyses efforts in the context of ROS 2 development.

This page is kept for archival purposes only. It does not reflect the current state of development of ROS 2.

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Next Generation ROS Special Interest Group

Coordinator: ???

Google Group:

Topics: Conceptional design of the next generation of ROS.


  • Jack O'Quin

Representing Messages

How should messages be defined, represented, and serialized in ROS 2.0?

Parameter API

Relevant SIGs

Google Group Archive

Wiki: sig/NextGenerationROS (last edited 2019-11-25 09:58:25 by GvdHoorn)