"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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