RE: Thai word list

From: Miikka-Markus Alhonen (
Date: Fri Apr 19 2002 - 15:47:46 EDT

On 19-Apr-02 Yves Arrouye wrote:
>> If you can process SCSU, and would appreciate a 59% reduction in file
>> size, try:
>> (135,731 bytes)
> Not to knock down SCSU, but if it had been gzipped instead, the resulting
> file would be about half that size: 70,912 bytes. (The gzipped SCSU-encoded
> file is 57,987 itself).

With bzip2 the result is something I wouldn't have expected, when comparing to
gzip. The original file would be 61840 bytes and the SCSU-file 61389 bytes.
The difference is only 451 bytes. Does bzip2 do some kind of a SCSU by itself

Best regards,
Miikka-Markus Alhonen

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