[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: iteratee-compress 0.1.1

wren ng thornton wren at freegeek.org
Sun Oct 24 15:03:06 EDT 2010

On 10/24/10 7:09 AM, Maciej Piechotka wrote:
> Iteratee-compress provides compressing and decompressing enumerators
> including flushing. Currently only gzip is provided but at least bzip
> is planned.
> Changes from previous version:
>   - Independent from zlib library (Haskell one, not C)
>   - Allow hand-flushing the contents (from outside).
>   - Fix potential memory-leak
> Next goals:
>   - BZip support
>   - Generic interface for flushing

Have you thought about adding LZO[1] support? There'd be the usual 
licensing issues for GPL, but it offers a realtime alternative to gzip 
(i.e., decompression time is hidden by I/O latency) with comparable 
compression performance.

[1] http://www.oberhumer.com/opensource/lzo/

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