emulate an end-of-media

Tim Kientzle kientzle at freebsd.org
Tue Feb 26 05:23:12 UTC 2008

>Why compress?  It's ancient technology and will be vastly outperformed 

Yes, gzip or bzip2 compress better, but they also:
  * Are a lot slower.
  * Use a lot more data memory.
  * Require a lot more code.

> Also some nasty person has a software patent on compress...

That was over 20 years ago; the patent expired already.


Tim Kientzle

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