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Re: bohe implementation for compression tests

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:53:55 +1100
Cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <EA378E97-F072-411F-94F6-647148486B2D@mnot.net>
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
pip install foo is fine; just make sure you put it in your compressor's README, and recover from the import failure semi-gracefully.


On 17/01/2013, at 12:41 PM, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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...)
> -=R
> 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.

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
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