[erlang-questions] fyi: Google protocol buffers

Christian S chsu79@REDACTED
Wed Jul 9 16:34:17 CEST 2008

> Or maybe a person brighter than me (there are bundles of these around) can
> explain why this approach is so much better than ASN.1?!?!

I have this theory that ASN.1 is too complex (or at least hard to
understand), otherwise it would be used much more.

It really is a killer feature to be simple (KISS and all that), but
not simplistic.

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