Subject: Re: [boost] compression format (was: Plotting graphs in Scalable Vector Graphics format.)
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-26 04:53:30
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> Subject: Re: [boost] compression format (was: Plotting graphs in Scalable
> > Could you please use a more widely supported packaging / compression format?
(E.g., gzip, bz2)
> 7z is rather widely used from what I have seen
> 7z compresses a *lot* better then gzip/bzip/zip/etc...
It does indeed - half the size of 'vanilla' zip which is why I used it -
My attempt to send in zip was thwarted by the 75 kb limit on attached files :-(
> Takes more memory and time to do the initial compression, but is fast
> I really doubt you would have any issues opening it,
> on my Kubuntu install I just click to open it, ditto with my windows.
But for those still having trouble - and really interested - I have also
burdened the Boost vault
in both zipped and uncompressed format (you will note that ALL these examples
are only 300 kb, roughly 25 kb each).
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