Comment #2 on issue 669 by d.vas...@gmail.com: Disabling backward compatibility for some messages only
https://code.google.com/p/protobuf/issues/detail?id=669

We can always use message limits to drop messages which are larger in size. Its better we have a explicit way to disable optional fields on some message. But there are some messaging framework supports this functionality to avoid DoS attacks with optional fields. Example Microsoft WCF provides support for disabling extensible messages by not implementing IExtensibleDataObject interface in a data contract.

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