The purpose of RC3 of the Google Protocol Buffers Encoding specification is to address the community feedback received during the public comment period on the RC2 proposal. Areas addressed include enhancements for efficiency, ease of use, and automation, as well as considerations relating to the latest protobuf release from Google.
The third release candidate documents for Encoding FIX using GPB can be found here:
The proposed technical standard for Encoding FIX using GPB is following the technical standards review process described in the document found here:
This third release candidate now enters a public comment period in which public review and feedback is encouraged. The public comment period will run for a period of 90 days beginning on Thursday the 10th of January 2019.
Please post feedback, comments, and questions as replies to this discussion thread.