Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2022 19:33:50 -0500 From: Demi Marie Obenour <demi@...isiblethingslab.com> To: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Alejandro Colomar <alx.manpages@...il.com>, Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@...il.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-man@...r.kernel.org Subject: Re: [patch] proc.5: tell how to parse /proc/*/stat correctly On Wed, Dec 28, 2022 at 05:14:42PM -0500, Theodore Ts'o wrote: > On Wed, Dec 28, 2022 at 01:02:35PM -0500, Demi Marie Obenour wrote: > > > I think the argument I'm trying to make is to be flexible in > > > implementation, allowing for future needs and wants--that is "future > > > proofing". > > > > Linux should not have an XML, JSON, or YAML serializer. Linux already > > does way too much; let’s not add one more thing to the list. > > There's always Protobufs! :-) And all of these are better than > ASN.1, for which Google already has a limited parser (for x.509 > certificates). :-) :-) :-) > > - Ted Cap’n Proto is better than Protobufs :-) -- Sincerely, Demi Marie Obenour (she/her/hers) Invisible Things Lab Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (834 bytes)
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