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Re: length of a package extended description

On 2015-01-11 10:37, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
Don Armstrong:
Every extra line is only an extra byte, after all.
Empty lines, however, require three. (Space period LF)

Somebody needed to point that out, of course. In compression they will most certainly map to a single byte. Yes, this would not apply to uncompressed lists on disk, but to transmission over the wire and mirror space.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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