Re: Binary diffs: real-world differencing?
From: Konrad Rosenbaum <konrad_at_silmor.de>
Date: 2006-02-04 14:10:27 CET
On Friday 03 February 2006 19:08, Daniel Griscom wrote:
logical: MSWord stores blocks of data in distinct streams, the data you did
> - An 85kB JPEG file didn't compress at all, even when I saved at 100%
either your program did not save at 100% or you used two different JPEG
> - An 8kB GIF file also didn't compress at all.
What did you change? GIF compresses each line separately, so if each line
> - Adding a character to a text file in a ZIP archive compressed
If it was the only file in there: this should be about correct - the
> - A 500kB ZIP archive of 19 files, compared with an archive of 18 of
Also very logical: ZIP compresses each file independently. The overhead in a
> - Adding a single character to a string of a 64kB executable
Also very clear.
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