Binc data interchange format
Latest commit fc0ee0f Nov 15, 2013 @ugorji spec: clarify negative vs positive integers.
Negative integers are encoded in same way as positive integers.
The only change is the value of vd.

binc does not use 2's complement.

Binc data interchange format

Binc is a lightweight, compact, limitless, schema-free, precise, binary, high-performance, feature-rich, language-independent, multi-domain, extensible, data interchange format for structured data.

The spec is available at It is currently at version 0.3.0. Binc adheres to the Semantic Versioning standard.

Answers to frequently asked questions are available at

For more reading, see blog posts announcing and describing it below: