[Cryptography] encoding formats should not be committee'ized

Salz, Rich rsalz at akamai.com
Mon Sep 30 14:22:29 EDT 2013

> Experience suggests that asking a standards committee to do the encoding format is a disaster.

That's over-stating it.  Sub-optimal, perhaps.

> Why can't we just designate some big player to do it, and follow suit?

Okay that data encoding scheme from Google protobufs or Facebook thrift.  Done.


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Akamai Technology
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