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    SubjectRe: more git updates..
    On Sun, Apr 10, 2005 at 03:38:39PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:

    > compressed with zlib, they are all named by the sha1 file, and they all

    Now I know this is a concious decision, but recent zlib allows you to write
    out gzip content, at a cost of 14 bytes I think per file, by adding 32 to
    the window size. This in turn would allow users to zcat your objects at
    ease.

    You get confirmation of completeness of the file for free, as gzip encodes
    the length of the file at the end.

    Perhaps something to consider.

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