Okay, thanks. I did not realize the syntax bit earlier. 

I wasn't exactly compiling that sample actually. I was compiling the 
AddressBook sample that came with the pre-built bin of ProtoC (and was 
modifying it based on the sample). That file did have the syntax explicitly 
set to proto3. 

--Arpit

On Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 7:44:29 AM UTC-7, Adam Cozzette wrote:
>
> When you create a .proto file you can set either syntax = "proto2"; or syntax 
> = "proto3"; at the top, and the protobuf compiler and runtime support 
> both (as long as you're using version 3.0 or higher). We are planning to 
> support both syntaxes indefinitely, both for backward compatibility and 
> because proto2 is still a good choice for new projects that require 
> features such as unknown fields that do not exist in proto3.
>
> What was the error message you saw? I tried compiling the example just now 
> and it worked just fine, although protoc did log a warning that I needed to 
> set the syntax.
>
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 8:43 PM, Arpit Baldeva <abal...@gmail.com 
> <javascript:>> wrote:
>
>> As a little background, I am a new user to protobuf. Naturally, I am 
>> trying latest releases. And I see no mention on the page that this syntax 
>> may not be supported in latest version. So it ends up being odd that the 
>> first example I see does not compile with latest release :).
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