[Haskell-cafe] Data.Binary Endianness
semanticphilosopher at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 11 11:00:37 EDT 2007
So the answer for persistence is Data.Binary -> ASN.1 converter that
can be used in extrema?
On 11/09/2007, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH <allbery at ece.cmu.edu> wrote:
> On Sep 11, 2007, at 7:01 , Jules Bean wrote:
> > The actual format used by Data.Binary is not explicitly described
> > in any standard (although in most cases it's moderately obvious,
> > and anyone can read the code), and it's not formally guaranteed
> > that it will never change in a later version (although the
> > maintainers will no doubt try very hard to ensure it doesn't); nor
> > does it contain any automatic support for version-stamping to
> > ensure backwards compatibility in the face of later unlooked-for
> > format changes.
> I will just point out that, while this is one extreme, the other
> extreme is ASN.1. I think we want to walk the middle path instead....
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