Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Next ODS change / RLE Encryption
Author Craig Stuntz
Jason Wharton wrote:
> Which, leads me to another thought, perhaps we could introduce another
> algorithm more suited for a string of bytes that don't have lengthy
> repetitions. One that, like the varchar whitespace removal, takes advantage
> of the knowledge of the datatype that it has.

Huffman encoding works very nicely for English text. I don't know how
useful it would be for mixed languages.


Craig Stuntz Vertex Systems Corporation
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