[OSM-dev] Optimal free compression algorithm for OSM XML data

Chris Jones rollercow at sucs.org
Fri May 11 18:37:40 BST 2007

On 11 May 2007, at 14:33, lizard wrote:
> if we build a "real" bin-format for this (not just replacing tags :) )
> and than use a normal compressen an that bin-file, i think we can  
> get it
> even smaller.

A binary format probably wont make all that much difference to  
compressed file size due to the way compression works.

Chris Jones

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