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Subject: Re: [boost] [GSoC] Bits and Ints
From: Andrew Sutton (andrew.n.sutton_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-29 20:33:22

Hi Gaurav,

1) When we are talking of Compressed Value Array, are we looking at a
> functionality similar to the Deflater() class in Java, or something like
> Run
> Length Encoding / Delta Encoding?

This is actually simpler than that and mostly applies to types whose values
can represented in less than 8 bits.

> 2) I am also not sure if I get what is meant by "but also for multi-bit
> values", do you mean multi-dimensional bit-fields?

It certainly could be. I think there might be some value in
multi-dimensional bitfields.

> 3) Can we discuss the proposal-drafts on the mailing list, even after the
> application time frame begins (March 29, 2010, 19:00 UTC)?


Andrew Sutton

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