On Friday, January 23, 2004, 10:28:47, Yves BLUSSEAU wrote:
Yes, but with EBML we don't need to compress the data.
We can exchange the datas directly.
Let's see: my filelist is 369kB uncompressed. If we start using (EB|X)ML, I
imagine it'll only become bigger, due to added data (actually, if it'd only
carry the same information as is in the list now [filenames and sizes], EBML
might be a bit smaller). No matter which compression you use, the filelist
will become smaller, and that is the whole point - have as small filelists
as possible, which carry as much data as possible. It's always faster to
upload 85kB than 369kB. (This reminds me, did anybody look into 7Z for