No, protobuf has a fixed wire format. You can't use it to describe
arbitrary binary formats, only arbitrary data to be passed around.

On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 3:26 AM, tomcat <bernd.warm...@gmail.com> wrote:
> In my application, I need to parse a relatively complex binary message
> exchange format, i.e. I receive messages in a binary format and need a
> parser to parse the messages to bring it into a Java object representation.
> Is protobuf suitable for this kind of task?
>
> kind regards
>
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