Well the solution we want to implement is with 16 bit and 8 bit elements
when that is all the resolution of the integer variable we need. This is
an embedded application and we are sending the messages over a wireless
connection so data packet size is critical to achieving our desired
On Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 10:06:50 AM UTC-5, Douglas Lewis wrote:
> I'm working on a project and we are hoping to use protocol buffers for
> messages between embedded and PC based applications.
> One issue I've immediately run into is protocol buffers only has 32 and 64
> bit integers, I'm needing 16 and 8 bit integers for fields in the messages.
> Has anyone been able to successfully add integer types to protocol
> buffers? We are using C++ on the embedded side and Java on the PC side.
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