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From: Paul Baxter (paul_baxter_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-02-14 13:48:31

I expect you could provide a front end set of hooks to a generic compression
stream with its interface defined.

You could then provide a specific example that works in conjunction with

BTW bzip2 source is available (but might be GPL). Another possible target

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]>
> I see; an interesting point. So to provide a zlib C++ frontend, a boost
> author would need to, basically, rewrite zlib from scratch (incorporating
> as-is creates maintenance problems since the versions may desync.) Sounds
> like reinventing the wheel to me - zlib is heavily tested and "just

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