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SubjectRe: Minutes from Feb 21 LSE Call
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On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 20:21, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> > they load faster too (which is important - you can make your CPU have
> > big caches, but _nothing_ saves you from the cold-cache costs).
>
> Next step: hardware gzip ?

gzip doesn't work because its not unpackable from an arbitary point. x86
in many ways is compressed, with common codes carefully bitpacked. A
horrible cisc design constraint for size has come full circle and turned
into a very nice memory/cache optimisation

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