Labels: Type-Defect Priority-Medium
New issue 299 by b.k.ox...@gmail.com: Native map encoding missing or needs
In arguing for Protobuf over Thrift at work one point that sticks is that
Thrift has native support for encoding maps directly as a type.
Protobuf would benefit from either:
A) A native map encoding with an appropriate .proto syntax
B) Some library help to add API sugar for maps with a stock encoding for
C) A good howto page showing best practice for encoding map manually
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