[erlang-questions] binary typed schema-less protocol

Vincent de Phily vincent.dephily@REDACTED
Tue Jul 30 19:28:44 CEST 2013

On Friday 26 July 2013 17:26:36 Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
> On 26/07/2013, at 5:04 PM, Motiejus Jakštys wrote:
> > About a year(?) ago I was pointed to a binary protocol which can encode
> > strings, numbers, lists (maybe some more data types like map), and
> > cannot rember its name nor find a reference.
> Could this have been Joe Armstrong's UBF?
> Ad-hoc communication with other not-written-by-you components
> sounds a bit more like JSON or BSON, or _possibly_ BERT.

I encourage you to look at msgpack too. It has I think a bit more traction 
that bson/bert, and often wins in time/size benchmarks.

Vincent de Phily

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