Most popular libraries not in the HP
duncan.coutts at googlemail.com
Sat Jul 17 22:27:26 EDT 2010
On Fri, 2010-07-16 at 09:07 -0700, Don Stewart wrote:
> > On 15/07/2010 23:53, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 9:01 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com
> >> <mailto:dons at galois.com>> wrote:
> >> Things we might realistically propose to add for 2011.1
> >> New capabilities:
> >> * Binary parsing: binary + cereal ?
> >> Why both? Their parallel existence and purpose is already confusing,
> >> without blessing the two :-)
> > Right, if there are are two competing libraries and it's not clear which
> > one is best, that's a sign that we shouldn't put either in the platform
> > until the differences are resolved. Fight it out and get back to us
> > when you have an answer :-)
> They're complimentary. Sometimes you need parsing of streams, sometimes
> you need synchronous parsing of strict packets.
We can do both with one package once we have the right primitives.
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