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Re: bohe implementation for compression tests

From: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:41:42 -0800
Message-ID: <CAP+FsNf65e57gO_o00fCDNnSKHPT6WTNge0Pp-kROnrgZT+RbA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
The difference is, well huge, and not only linear, though it arguably could
be made to be merely linearly different :)

Which reminds me, pypi has a module that makes huffman encoding/decoding
very cheap (and I'd get to throw away a file).
Any opinions on using/including it? It'd require getting it installed on
machines (on ubuntu, just an apt-get away...)

On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 5:21 PM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>wrote:

> On 16 January 2013 17:11, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> > Getting there, although you may need a small truck to haul the grain of
> salt that will accompany it...
> Even if it just means running the sample set n times using 'time', it
> would be nice to get ballpark figures.  Even if the errors are
> enormous.  For instance, a python implementation of delta is probably
> not that good to compare to an optimized gzip implementation, but it
> might still let us know that deltav3 is better than deltav2.
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