Re: A look at some alternative PACK file encodings

From: Nicolas Pitre <nico@cam.org>
Date: 2006-09-07 10:40:40
On Wed, 6 Sep 2006, Jon Smirl wrote:

> Shawn is doing some prototype work on true dictionary based
> compression. I don't know how far along he is but it has potential for
> taking 30% off the Mozilla pack.

BTW I'm half-way done with support for deltas which base object is 
referenced with an offset in the pack instead of a hash.  It is quite 
messy though since it touches pretty core code all over the place when 
it comes to fetching objects out of a pack.


Nicolas
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