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   Re: [xml-dev] Data streams

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On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 02:35:46PM -0500, tedd wrote:
> This file compressed down to 4.7 Megs in a zip file, which I believe 
> uses a Huffman compression technique.

Note that "zip" (also known as pkzip) and "gzip" (GNU zip) use
different compression methods.  It's gzip that's generally used with
XML -- zip stores the filename and other metadata at the end of the
file, which doesn't stream very well.

Try, for example, gzip -9 on your file.


Liam Quin, W3C XML Activity Lead, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/


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