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Google Open-Sources Data Exchange Language

Jul 09, 2008, 16:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Kanaracus)

[ Thanks to stonyandcher for this link. ]

"Google has open-sourced its protocol buffers, the company's lingua franca for encoding various types of data, in order to set the stage for a wave of new releases, according to official company blog posts and documents.

"'Practically everyone inside Google' uses protocol buffers, states a FAQ page. 'We have many other projects we would like to release as open source that use protocol buffers, so to do this, we needed to release protocol buffers first...'"

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