[Rubygems-developers] The yaml file.

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Thu Mar 3 13:50:46 EST 2005


On 03 Mar 2005, at 09:45, Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng wrote:

> On Thu, 3 Mar 2005, Eric Hodel wrote:
>
>> On 03 Mar 2005, at 04:20, Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng wrote:
>>
>>> Questions that arise are:
>>> What actually is the compressed format used now, given that I can't
>>> read it except with ruby?
>>
>> deflate:
>
> Yes, but as defined where?  Presumably this is not unique to ruby, is 
> it?
> I'm aware of a number of compression systems (Huffman, run length,
> Shannon-Fano, Ziv-Lempel(-Welch), Tunstall...) but have no
> information about deflate.

First hit on google, or:

ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc1951.txt

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