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Re: GZip level restriction

From: Derek Price
Subject: Re: GZip level restriction
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2005 15:04:07 -0400
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Derek Price wrote:

> >On the other hand, it would be nice if there were a way to specify a
> >default compression level or range of levels (both for the server and
> >the client) that could be used in the absence of any explicit
> >specification by the user. Of course, reconciling conflicting defaults
> >could be an interesting challenge.
> To some extent this would be happening with my proposed change.  A
> client that had requested -z9 on a fast machine would always compress
> their data at level 9, but the server would only compress its data at
> whatever maximum level had been set, limiting the load on its CPU.
> Similarly for a client -z3 and a server with a min level of 9.  The
> client would compress at 3 and the server at 9, saving most the
> bandwidth and not bombing the client CPU.

Hey Larry,

Can I assume that no comment for almost two weeks means you have no
further objections to this patch going into feature?



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