[ros-dev] 7-zip - holy smokes!
desimn at rpi.edu
Wed Apr 13 23:20:13 CEST 2005
I don't think it should be used for internet downloads, but prehaps we
should use thier compression algorithm in the ReactOS installer? That
would decrease file size by quite a bit and not require some wierd
software on the user's machine.
Phillip Susi wrote:
> With the recent discussion about 7-zip I decided to check it out. I
> took my project's working directory at work, which is 8.3 megs of
> source and object code, and compressed it. Winzip on max compression
> got it down to 2.5 megs. WinRar on max compression got it down to 2.1
> megs. 7-zip got it down to 517k!
> I nearly shat myself.
> I don't know how it does it, but this thing is incredible. I think it
> definitely needs further investigation and possible use.
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