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Re: fs-independent quotas (binary plists)

On 11/17/11 1:07 PM, David Young wrote:
> I do think that a binary plist format would be a handy option, however,
> a binary plist is not as useful by itself as an XML plist, because there
> less that you can do to it without specialized tools.

This may be completely out of topic, but I just though of mentioning
Google's "Protocol Buffers".  These seem to serve a similar purpose to
proplib.  Protocol Buffers, or protobufs for short, are, in my opinion,
much simpler to represent in their textual form and they can be
converted to a very compact binary form for serialization.

For more details:

They don't have a C interface (only C++), but I don't think it'd be that
hard to add one :-P

Julio Merino / @jmmv

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