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[ANN] Camomile 0.7.3
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Date: 2010-05-15 (12:15)
From: Yoriyuki Yamagata <yoriyuki.y@g...>
Subject: Re: [ANN] Camomile 0.7.3
2010/5/14 Sylvain Le Gall <>

> I have just compared libcamomile-ocaml-data and locales-all packages.
> The two packages contain almost the same thing:
Character mapping tables are same to that of libc, but locale data of
Camomile are derived from IBM ICU.  Moreover, Camomile's data are not
updated several years.  So, I'm not sure that this is a fair comparison.

> Now, a question/suggestion/feature: is it possible to store .mar file
> as .mar.gz? This would help to reduce occupation by a factor of 5...
I guess it is possible through camlzip library.  But storage is cheap.
Increasing dependency and complexity to just save several mega bytes is not
an attractive idea for me.  Rather, I'm interested succinct data structures
(data structures with information theoretically optimal space usage).  In
this way, we can save not only disk space but memory as well, and perhaps
gain performance improvement as well.

Yoriyuki Yamagata