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Re: Solving the compression dilema when rsync-ing Debian versions

Sorry for a late reply, I've just been aware of the existence
of this thread.

> As you know, it's been eons since the last upstream gzip release.
> What are the chances of upstream being interested in making this
> patch official?

I am "upstream" and I do want to make gzip rsync-friendly by default
(without even a --rsync option) since the cost in compression ratio
is negligible. But I need help on the gzip development since I no longer
have time to do everything myself. After my interview on SlashDot
where I asked for help I got no serious offer. I need someone with
data compression expertise and some experience with the maintenance
of an open source project.


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