MessagePack for CLI responses

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Fri Aug 5 13:06:49 CEST 2016

In message <CABoVN9DELgwpDZNWzDCcaHAv4aO7YFXP9MAEhjCbkhjHC2Wcmw at>, Dridi Boukelmoune writes:

>I've come across MessagePack (mp) in the past [1] and didn't think much
>about it, for some reason it recently occurred to me it could be a good fit
>for the CLI.

I'm no particular fan of JSON either, but until a clear consensus
materializes in the "binary-JSON" space, I'm not picking sides.

In addition to MP, there is also CBOR and a number of $FOO-JSON efforts.

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