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posted by qubix on May 13, 2014

Gzip compresses by replacing text with pointers to earlier parts of the text. Here’s a visualization of what actually happens when you decompress “The Raven”. It highlights the bits of text that are copied from previously in the poem.

δείτε το AWESOME βιντεάκι που δείχνει πως δουλεύει πάνω σε ένα ποίημα το gzip :D

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