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Re: Brotli decompression code now open source

From: Raph Levien <raph@google.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:10:21 +0200
Message-ID: <CAFQ67bM8SvYb2ZrfF4byqVpwiV=sWXHHYLR04m3BQvKtdb6ZyA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
It probably would have been even more useful to include a pointer to the
code:

https://code.google.com/p/font-compression-reference/source/browse/#git%2Fbrotli%2Fdec

Looking forward to the discussion this afternoon.

Raph


On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Raph Levien <raph@google.com> wrote:

> I'm excited to announce that the decoder for the new Brotli byte-level
> compression algorithm is now open-source. We're still working on open
> sourcing the encoder and the font-level tools, and are preparing formal
> documentation of the format. Even so, this release should help people get
> started evaluating the proposal.
>
> The code was written by Jyrki Alakuijala and Zoltan Szabadka of the Google
> compression team in Zurich.
>
> We will be talking in detail about the progress with Brotli at the working
> group face to face meeting this afternoon, including results of compression
> ratio and speed. We'll share our presentation with the mailing list also.
>
> If there are any questions regarding this open source release, please let
> me know.
>
> Raph
>
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