On 18/08/2016 09:29, Jeremy Harris wrote:
On 18/08/16 09:07, Paul Smith wrote:
(AIUI base64 encoding, even of uncompressed data, also
Presumably a base64-aware compression method is not impossible?
No, but then it would probably be a non-standard compressor, which will
make implementation more complex. When gains are dubious and/or minimal,
then you want to make the cost of implementation & possibility of
introducing bugs as low as possible.
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