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RE: Compression was: What is wrong with SVG?

From: Dave J Woolley <DJW@bts.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2000 15:58:50 +0100
Message-ID: <81E4A2BC03CED111845100104B62AFB5824706@stagecoach.bts.co.uk>
To: www-svg@w3.org
> From:	Jon Ferraiolo [SMTP:jferraio@Adobe.COM]
> 
> 4) A newer compression scheme, bzip (I think that is its name), looks
> promising as a way to compress XML data even more than gzip. (Howver, bzip
> isn't part of HTTP 1.1)
> 
> 
	[DJW:]  bzip[2] is a block compression scheme, using
	a typical block size of 900k of input, although
	the standard implementation can go down to 100k.

	This means that it is high latency.  It is also
	computationally and memory intensive both 
	compressing and decompressing.
Received on Monday, 12 June 2000 11:06:07 GMT

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