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From: Pavel Vozenilek (pavel_vozenilek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-02 19:01:36

"Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> At 03:05 PM 11/29/2002, Pavel Vozenilek wrote:
> >Bandwith and time of those with dialup can be saved by compressing Boost
> >release by BZIP2 compressor (
> >
> Regardless, thanks for bringing it up. I've been wondering if bzip2 was
> becoming a commonplace format.
Statistics for first 15 projects from SourceForge, keyword C++:

Compressed downloadable files:
 - ZIP files: 250
 - GZ files: 212
 - BZIP2 files: 50

No other general purpose compressors were used (there were few Mac specific
files and some RPM).

4 out of 15 projects provided BZIP2 compressed files.


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