On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 4:42 AM, Jon Skeet <sk...@pobox.com> wrote:

> Out of interest Kenton, does this make the bootstrapping code simpler?
> I'd imagine that can be built with just a "lite" version. It would be
> nice to get rid of some of the nastiness that's involved in C# just to
> get the PB-specific types to work :)

In theory, descriptor.proto could become "lite", and this might simplify
bootstrapping. In practice, though, we actually use "heavy" features on the
types in descriptor.proto, which is part of the reason why bootstrapping is
so complicated.  So, no, I don't think that would work.

> Jon
> >

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