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Jorgen Grahn
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      04-25-2010
On Thu, 2010-04-15, Brian wrote:
> On Apr 15, 3:38*pm, Marcel Müller <(E-Mail Removed)>
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>> But if you only want to conserve bytes, storing headerless ZLIB
>> compressed strings might be significantly more effective.
>>

>
> I'm not sure what you mean by that.


He means you can painfully invent and implement schemes for saving a
bit here and there, but you are probably going to be beaten by the guy
who ignores that and just slaps on a standard compression algorithm on
top of the file format or networking protocol. ZLIB is the most
popular of these.

/Jorgen

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