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Re: The lamentation of proplib(3)

On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 09:36:48PM +0000, Taylor R Campbell wrote:
> I'm inclined to say we ought to use protocol buffers -- it supports
> C-enforceable schemas, has been widely adopted in the world, and
> satisfies more or less all your desiderata.  Parts of the wire format
> are a little wacky, but whatever.  The only trouble is we'd have to
> write a C-only implementation, but that shouldn't be too hard.

What do you mean by C-only?  Even though Google's "standard"
compiler generates C++ there is to-pure-C compiler [1].  If you
are referring to the language used to implement the compiler
then this is not an option as the compiler is implemented in


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