On 2007-11-01 02:06, Eduardo Morras <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > At 01:38 01/11/2007, you wrote: >> This is a 'general' questions list, with a fairly high level of traffic. >> Many FreeBSD committers and team affiliates are subscribed, but there >> are still a lot of knowledgeable people who are respected team members, >> but are *not* subcribed here. >> >> Maybe in a more appropriate list you can get a greater amount of >> visibility with people who can help your contributions to be integrated >> with the main source code tree of FreeBSD. > > Understood > >> > I think that in this list are FreeBSD *gurus*/hacks too which could >> > say a "try it" or a "are you crazy?" answer. If other developers >> > thinks that they need my rfc i'll add my code to FreeBSD. >> >> It's hard to tell in advance, without actually *seeing* something in the >> form of a proposal, or at least an implementation. >> ..... >> testing process of the source integration, and so on. >> >> This means that the next reasonable step would be to make available at >> least a proposal or source patch, and post it to one of the developer >> lists of FreeBSD. The freebsd-hackers list would be nice. > > I can prepare a malloc-like pilot implementation and detailed paper.
That would be fantastic! >> It doesn't sound like a productive use of everyone's time, unless we >> have a solid plan for a better zlib replacement in place :-) > > You can check http://www.maximumcompression.com/index.html and > http://cs.fit.edu/~mmahoney/compression/text.html for the state of the > art lossless compressors. I will, thanks for the references; they look interesting :)
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