Re: Compression speed for large files

From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Date: 2006-07-04 01:17:46
Hi,

On Mon, 3 Jul 2006, Yakov Lerner wrote:

> It would be arguable whether, say, 10% better compression is worth 
> x(3-8) slower compression. But 3-4% better compression at the cost of 
> x(3-8) slower compression time as data suggest ? I think this begs for 
> switching the default to Z_DEFAULT_COMPRESSION

The real problem, of course, is that you cannot know before you tried, if 
your data is really well compressible or not.

Ciao,
Dscho

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