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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/