That makes perfect sense.

Yes, of course I know I can implement my own method to log messages,
and, in fact, that's what I'm doing. It would be nice if TextFormat
were written in such a way that I didn't have to copy the code. In
fact, if my logger is debug enabled, I construct a
java.lang.reflect.Proxy for the Message the delegates getAllFields,
but replaces the fields I want to suppress. It's a little hacky, but
it is the only way to take advantage of TextFormat without copying the
code. I want to avoid copying because who knows what you'll do on the
next version?

Anyway, thanks for considering it. And thanks for keeping protobuf

You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups 
"Protocol Buffers" group.
To post to this group, send email to
To unsubscribe from this group, send email to
For more options, visit this group at

Reply via email to