Rob Seaman said: > Feather's encoding is a type of compression. GZIP won't buy you > anything extra.
Actually, it might with longer tables. For example, LZW (as used by Unix compress) can be further compressed using a Huffman-based compressor. > I'll join the rising chorus that thinks it need > not appear in every packet. Phew. > I'd also modify Feather encoding to delta backwards from the > expiration time stamp. Interesting idea. -- Clive D.W. Feather | Work: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> | Tel: +44 20 8495 6138 Internet Expert | Home: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> | Fax: +44 870 051 9937 Demon Internet | WWW: http://www.davros.org | Mobile: +44 7973 377646 THUS plc | |