Re: Any protocol buffers MIME types?

2009-10-18 Thread Max Afonov
Looking over the [Wave protocol spec][1], it appears that they're using XMPP which has no entry in the /etc/mime.types on my system, but does have application/xmpp+xml mentioned in RFC3293. Which leaves us with absolutely nothing in terms of a MIME type for protocol buffers. One thing to note is

Re: Any protocol buffers MIME types?

2009-08-19 Thread Kenton Varda
Nope, there hasn't been any off-list discussion. Personally I have no opinion on the matter since it doesn't affect anything that I do with protocol buffers. However, the Google Wave people -- who are developing an open-source protocol that will use protocol buffers -- seem to care about this and

Re: Any protocol buffers MIME types?

2009-04-16 Thread Michael Abato
Even if the stream of bytes has no semantic meaning without the .proto, its format is still protobuf binary, so the MIME type makes some sense even if it is not sufficient. Putting a ref to the appropriate .proto in the HTTP headers REST-style seems sensible - loosely similar to declaring a

Re: Any protocol buffers MIME types?

2009-03-09 Thread Kenton Varda
We haven't defined a MIME type. Does it make sense to define a MIME type for protocol buffers in general, as opposed to MIME types for individual protocols? The latter makes more sense to me, since there's not much you can do with a protocol buffer without knowing its type. On Mon, Mar 9, 2009