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Can several publishers publish on a single topic

asked 2011-11-22 20:58:09 -0500

quimnuss gravatar image

... or that doesn't make any sense?

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answered 2011-11-22 21:45:48 -0500

Ben_S gravatar image

Yes it is possible and sometimes even useful. For example: we are using it to teleop our robot from multiple devices (by keyboard and android smartphones) that all publish to the /cmd_vel topic.

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