Re: PDF files and dh_compress
On 5/9/06, Yaroslav Halchenko <email@example.com> wrote:
* dh_compress doesn't compress some other files based on extension
including .zip files. PDF (to my knowledge) uses zip internally to
compress the document. So why PDF should be gzipped if .zip not?
Probably because .zip is compressed better already than .pdf?
* Although there is a way to view pdf.gz without explicit decompression
(use see or xzpdf) it is inconvenient for being used from firefox for
What about improving transparent decompression somehow?