Package : google.protobuf



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Field Type Label Description
typeUrl string A URL/resource name that uniquely identifies the type of the serialized protocol buffer message. The last segment of the URL's path must represent the fully qualified name of the type (as in path/google.protobuf.Duration). The name should be in a canonical form (e.g., leading “.” is not accepted).
In practice, teams usually precompile into the binary all types that they expect it to use in the context of Any. However, for URLs which use the scheme http, https, or no scheme, one can optionally set up a type server that maps type URLs to message definitions as follows:
* If no scheme is provided, https is assumed. * An HTTP GET on the URL must yield a [google.protobuf.Type][] value in binary format, or produce an error. * Applications are allowed to cache lookup results based on the URL, or have them precompiled into a binary to avoid any lookup. Therefore, binary compatibility needs to be preserved on changes to types. (Use versioned type names to manage breaking changes.)
Note: this functionality is not currently available in the official protobuf release, and it is not used for type URLs beginning with
Schemes other than http, https (or the empty scheme) might be used with implementation specific semantics.
value bytes Must be a valid serialized protocol buffer of the above specified type.