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Re: FSFS format7 and compressed XML bundles

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent-svn_at_vinc17.net>
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2013 12:52:40 +0100

On 2013-03-01 14:58:10 +0000, Philip Martin wrote:
> A server-side solution is difficult. Suppose the client has some
> uncompressed content U which it compresses to C and sends to the server.
> The server can uncompress C to get U but unless the compression scheme
> has a canonical compressed form, with no other forms allowed, the server
> cannot avoid storing C because there is no guarantee that C can be
> reconstructed from U.

This is not specific to server side. Even on the client side, the
reconstruction may not be always possible, e.g. if the system is
upgraded or if NFS is used. And the compression level may need to
be detected or provided in some way.

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Received on 2013-03-05 12:53:16 CET

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