> Experience suggests that asking a standards committee to do the encoding > format is a disaster.
That's over-stating it. Sub-optimal, perhaps. > Why can't we just designate some big player to do it, and follow suit? Okay that data encoding scheme from Google protobufs or Facebook thrift. Done. /r$ -- Principal Security Engineer Akamai Technology Cambridge, MA _______________________________________________ The cryptography mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.metzdowd.com/mailman/listinfo/cryptography