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Re: emulate an end-of-media



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.

Cheers,

Tim Kientzle
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