[Rubygems-developers] Updating source index is slow

Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng hgs at dmu.ac.uk
Wed Nov 10 09:15:37 EST 2004

On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, Richard Kilmer wrote:

> yaml.Z is a compressed file...that is the one downloaded by default (not the
> source 'yaml' file).

gzip generally "beats" compress though, and I'm fairly sure that
would be true for YAML data...  The HTTP 1.1 spec seems
to have no support for bzip2, unfortunately.


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