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Re: gzip/deflate compression/encoding

2005-07-20 01:30:43

I wrote:

You might want to forbid blocks from straddling line breaks, so that
a non-validating decoder can eliminate a compare-and-branch operation
from the processing of every byte.

That's not as easy as I thought, because the last block has no choice
but to have a line break appear before the byte counter reaches 84.


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