[erlang-questions] Looking for a stable Protocol Buffers implementation.

Anthony Molinaro <>
Sun Feb 26 17:33:30 CET 2012


Yeah that's been there since the parser was hand rolled.  It's since been replaced with a leex and yecc based parser.  And I can definitely vouch for its use in production.  I've used it in a B2B application with about 30 different partners for about 2 years, probably totaling a couple trillion requests.

-Anthony

On Feb 26, 2012, at 5:15 AM, Alex Arnon <> wrote:

> This bit in the readme has me worried:
> 
> "Support for parsing proto files and creating code from it is volatile and should be considered alpha software at best. Please do not use this in production."
> 
> Outdated doc...?
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On 26 Feb 2012, at 14:02, Jack Moffitt <> wrote:
> 
>>> I am looking for a production-ready Protocol Buffers implementation for
>>> Erlang. Which is recommended?
>> 
>> I'd probably use the one that Riak uses:
>> http://github.com/basho/erlang_protobuffs
>> 
>> jack.
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