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From "Tomasz Blachowicz" <tblachow...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Google Protocol Buffer codec...
Date Thu, 08 Jan 2009 18:04:55 GMT
On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 9:44 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> > AFAIK, protocol buffer codec is a binary data binding framework,
> > something similar to XML-Data binding framework's like JAXB, Castor,
> > XMLBeans. Google's implementation reminds of CORBA IDL's
> >
> > There is basic operational similarity of Google Protocol Buffer codec
> > with prefixed string decoder. We have a length and then actual
> > messages. It will be worthwhile to explore if we can align the google
> > codec with prefixed string codec.
>

One of the good candidates for such a codec is Thrift initially developed by
Facebook and recently contributed to Apache (
http://incubator.apache.org/thrift) Thirift is very similar to Protocol
Buffers.

Yep. The idea is to get a codec or those who want to use GPB (Google
> Protocol Buffer) with MINA. I guess that at some point, we will have a
> library of such codecs...
>
>
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> www.iktek.com
>

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