Parallel task sink in CL

;;; -*- Mode:Lisp; Syntax:ANSI-Common-Lisp; -*-
;;; Task sink in Common Lisp
;;; Binds PULL socket to tcp://localhost:5558
;;; Collects results from workers via that socket
;;; Kamil Shakirov <moc.liamg|08slimak#moc.liamg|08slimak>

(defpackage #:zguide.tasksink
(:nicknames #:tasksink)
(:use #:cl #:zhelpers)
(:export #:main))

(in-package :zguide.tasksink)

(defun main ()
;; Prepare our context and socket
(zmq:with-context (context 1)
(zmq:with-socket (receiver context zmq:pull)
(zmq:bind receiver "tcp://*:5558")

;; Wait for start of batch
(let ((msg (make-instance 'zmq:msg)))
(zmq:recv receiver msg))

;; Start our clock now
(let ((elapsed-time
(dotimes (task-nbr 100)
(let ((msg (make-instance 'zmq:msg)))
(zmq:recv receiver msg)
(let ((string (zmq:msg-data-as-string msg)))
(declare (ignore string))

(if (= 1 (denominator (/ task-nbr 10)))
(message ":")
(message "."))))))))

;; Calculate and report duration of batch
(message "Total elapsed time: ~F msec~%" (/ elapsed-time 1000.0)))))