[Libreoffice] Windows installer size reduction effort - the compression theory

Kálmán „KAMI” Szalai kami911 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 16:34:01 PST 2011

Hi Folks,

Following the advices of Michael, I pushed these to the master:

I hope it is OK for all of us.

Maybe it can be useful for -3-3 and -3-3-2 too.


2011-03-01 11:04 keltezéssel, Michael Meeks írta:
> Hi Wols,
> On Tue, 2011-03-01 at 00:21 +0000, Wols Lists wrote:
>> I checked on wikipedia after I posted and Huffman is actually SIXTY
>> years old! Set as a class project, and published in 1952.
> 	I tried to gently correct your thesis that Huffman is -the- optimal
> compression algorithm for all things; it may be for a specific
> symbol-by-symbol case, but in real-world use cases it can clearly be
> improved on. In my (contrived) case the "save as a perl script" gives a
> massive compression advantage, QED.
>> So zip should be tricky to beat for compression if it actually uses
>> Huffman, although I would expect it to take ages.
> 	Again - wikipedia states so, my experience says so - why don't you
> think it does ? :-)
> 	ATB,
> 		Michael.


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