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Re: (fonts) MTX skepticism

From: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2009 12:54:22 +0100
Message-ID: <2285a9d20906270454x32721ca2tb86d14588cd94dbc@mail.gmail.com>
To: Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
2009/6/26 Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>:
> On Fri, 2009-06-26 at 13:47 -0700, Zack Weinberg wrote:
>> Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net> wrote:
>>
>> > I have not been able to find any *quantification*
>> > of the supposed practical benefits of MTX when
>> > compared to other available, generic compression
>> > methods (e.g., bzip2 or gzip with blocking to allow
>> > some semblance of random access).
>>
>> Vladimir Levantovsky posted exactly the numbers you are asking for a
>> couple days ago.  I recall 10-30% additional compression relative to
>> gzip.
>
> Searching the archives for obvious terms I can
> not find the message you refer to.

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