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Re: Use of required keyword in protobuf messages
On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 11:39 PM, Chris Trezzo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Some engineers at Google have come to the conclusion that using
> required does more harm than good; they prefer to use only
> optional and repeated. However, this view is not universal."
>
> Thoughts?

I agree we should review the use of 'required'. Now's the time to make
modifications before we're locked in for cross-version compatibility.

Best regards,

   - Andy

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