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Re: support for lzip

From: Bob Friesenhahn
Subject: Re: support for lzip
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 16:11:42 -0600 (CST)
User-agent: Alpine 2.01 (GSO 1266 2009-07-14)

On Mon, 15 Feb 2010, Antonio Diaz Diaz wrote:

Given the simplicity of the changes needed (see attached patch), I see no reason for not supporting lzip, which some developers[1] already dub "the currently best free compression program".


Lzip sources are 10X smaller than Lzma/Xz Utils, and lzip is similar to gzip and bzip2 in package size and complexity. This seems like quite an advantage.

Bob Friesenhahn
GraphicsMagick Maintainer,

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