Re: How big is protocol buffers?

2009-08-12 Thread Kenton Varda
Well there's good news and bad news. The bad news is that using protocol buffers has been known to lead to large code footprints. The good news is that it should be fairly easy to estimate how much it will bloat *your* binary, without having to actually implement the whole system. Protocol

Re: How big is protocol buffers?

2009-08-12 Thread Noel Fegan
We have a UI app (client) that talks to a locally running process (localhost) which I am calling the server. So, we're using SOAP for IPC so it's not remote, but it is an invocation of an out-of-process functionality. As such both processes are running on the client machine. We have a number of

Re: How big is protocol buffers?

2009-08-12 Thread Kenton Varda
Ah, I was just talking about the size of the .jar files here, which I had thought was what you were worried about. The runtime memory use could be much larger; I'm not sure. In the non-lite runtime, descriptors are constructed at startup which take space. The lite library does not allocate any

Re: How big is protocol buffers?

2009-08-12 Thread Kenton Varda
On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 3:27 PM, Noel Fegan nfe...@gmail.com wrote: You don't happen to have a WSDL to proto file converter by any chance? ;-) No, but I bet you could write an XSLT to do it pretty easily. On Aug 12, 10:56 pm, Kenton Varda ken...@google.com wrote: Well there's good news