On 13 Jan 2001, Goswin Brederlow <email@example.com> wrote: > > 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 > > http://slashdot.org/interviews/00/03/10/1043247.shtml 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. > > > Jean-loup > > Great, so it should be failry straight forward for you to include > rustys --rsyncable patch and after some testing make it the default > behaviour. I don't know if Rusty is reading this, but I am. As of about Wednesday, tytso had found a bug in the patch and Rusty was trying to rework it. We'd be thrilled to see this get into either official gzip (really zlib), or at least the Debian version. -- Martin Pool, Linuxcare, Inc. +61 2 6262 8990 firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.linuxcare.com/ Linuxcare. Support for the revolution.
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