Google "Protocol buffers" over D-bus?

Lennart Poettering mzqohf at
Sun Sep 20 02:44:23 PDT 2009

On Sun, 20.09.09 09:22, Thiago Macieira (thiago at wrote:

> I've just taken a quick look at the protobuf documentation (which doesn't seem 
> to have any relation to Google, btw, except for being hosted on 

It's actually a real, and quite well-known Google project. The
introduction already says it is by Google: "Protocol buffers are
Google's language-neutral, platform-neutral, extensible mechanism for
serializing structured data".

Also, see the Wikipedia page:

And when would Wikipedia ever have lied?


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