On 10/09/2013 10:38 AM, Jesse Phillips wrote:
> On Tuesday, 8 October 2013 at 20:50:22 UTC, Matt Soucy wrote:
>> Thanks for the tip - I actually did find this one when I started using
>> this, however I found it on another page that hadn't been updated (that
>> I ironically can't find now), so I wrongfully assumed that it was
>> abandoned. I did find the github page, but I wasn't thrilled by it.
> 
> You're thinking: https://256.makerslocal.org/wiki/index.php/ProtocolBuffer
> I've been updating it from that
> 
Exactly, that's the page! All I remembered about the location was that
it was a wiki with a number in the URL...
>>
>> Pros for opticron's:
>>     Much more idiomatic code
>>     Supports D1
>>     Much better unit tests
>> Pros for mine (highly based on opinion):
>>     Exposes slightly more convenient helpers
>>     (In my opinion) slightly easier to read
>>     Generated code looks like a POD struct, though with some "hidden"
>> attributes (optional variables support .clean(), .exists(), instead of
>> looking like myStruct.foo_exists())
> 
> For the D2 output I've got it really close to POD. It declares fields as
> Nullable!T meaning myStruct.foo.isNull would check availability. I was
> intending to distinguish required/optional with this, but that would
> remove error checking (which I don't think is there yet).
> 
>> Basically, mine is much more simplistic, which is both good and bad. I'd
>> like to improve mine a bit more, and the one you pointed me at is pretty
>> good. It gave me some things to improve on.
> 
> Go for it, have fun.

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Matt Soucy
http://msoucy.me/

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