[Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#3516) Save files to large and redundant
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From: "Erik Johansson" <admerik@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 7:54 PM
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] (PR#3516) Save files to large and redundant
> The save files needs to have a better format, e.g. My save file is 5MB
> it compresses to 400KB with gzip and 160KB with bzip2, a factor of 32x
> for compression is ridiculus. Surely there is something that can be
> If you are going to a binary protocol perhaps a binary savefile format
> as well, perhaps diffs can be used in some nice way.
If the program compresses them anyway, what does it matter?