So You Say You Want to Kill XML….

Ted Neward has posted a long and detailed discussion of the potential merits and disadvantages of Google’s “protocol buffers” approach compared with XML as a way of offering rich remote APIs.

I learned a lot from this article, and I’m still digesting it, so no snap opinions this time …

Interoperability Happens – So You Say You Want to Kill XML….

And adding to the pot, InfoQ have also written about the same subject:

InfoQ: Google Introduces Binary Encoding Format: Protocol Buffers