Compression question / problem

Richard Miller wow at together.net
Wed Jan 12 14:34:33 EST 2005


Alex,

Solved the issue with compressing/decompressing the jpeg files. It was 
a need to specify all files as binfiles during both the compression and 
decompression phases. (Your script helped identify this). But haven't 
been able to put the fifty files into one stack (as custom properties), 
compress and then decompress that stack. The number of bytes stays 
exactly the same, but the decompressed stack is not recognized by Rev. 
I suspect this has to do with the file format of a Rev stack... 
somethings getting corrupted or left out. Is there a way to fix that?

The thought here is that one larger file (about 500k in size) will 
transfer faster via the web than 50 10k files. Is that a reasonable 
expectation? Perhaps we're better off putting the 50 files into one 
simple data/text file (using markers)?

Richard


On Jan 12, 2005, at 2:11 PM, Alex Tweedly wrote:

> Richard Miller wrote:
>
>> We've only been doing this testing so far on OS X. Looks like you 
>> were doing it on Windows. Might work fine there.
>
> Did that same script that I included fail on OS X ?
>
> Or could you send the script you're using to test ?
>
> Thanks
> -- Alex.
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