Re: [Cryptography] encoding formats should not be committee'ized

2013-10-01 Thread Mark Atwood
: On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 9:41 AM, Mark Atwood m...@mark.atwood.name wrote: Well, there are Protobufs, and there is Thrift, and there is MessagePack, and there is Avro... Here's a crazy idea: instead of using one of these formats, use a human readable format that can be described by a formal

Re: [Cryptography] encoding formats should not be committee'ized

2013-10-01 Thread Mark Atwood
YAML is a superset of JSON, is more human readable, and, unlike JSON, has internal references. On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 6:14 PM, Tony Arcieri basc...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 6:04 PM, Mark Atwood m...@mark.atwood.name wrote: YAML? YAML is a bit insane ;) There's JSON

Re: [Cryptography] encoding formats should not be committee'ized

2013-09-30 Thread Mark Atwood
Why can't we just designate some big player to do it, and follow suit? Why argue in committee? Well, there are Protobufs, and there is Thrift, and there is MessagePack, and there is Avro... http://www.igvita.com/2011/08/01/protocol-buffers-avro-thrift-messagepack/ ..m