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question: What's the status of dropping the binary package? #40650
Hi, our company uses the binary library heavily to encode and decode our custom made binary protocol over UDP.
I came across the issue where @rsc proposed to drop the binary package altogether.
As you already guessed, this will be a real problem for us. As we're planning to write more custom binary protocols for our internal use. And if the binary package is dropped, we got a real headache already.
So, may I know what's the final decision? And if you're gonna drop it, what should people like us do?
No such thing.
You're probably thinking of #28152 (cmd/go: drop support for binary-only packages), which is a completely different thing (it's about binary-only Go packages, without source code). The
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