‘Apollo 10 had a little known incident in flight as evidenced by this transcript.’ http://pic.twitter.com/NCZy7OdxDU
As can be guessed, the higher the compression ratio, the more efficient FSE becomes compared to Huffman, since Huffman can’t break the “1 bit per symbol” limit. FSE speed is also very stable, under all probabilities. I’m quite please with the result, especially considering that, since the invention of arithmetic coding in the 70’s, nothing really new has been brought to this field. This is still beta stuff, so please consider this first release for testing purposes mostly.Looking forward to this making it into a production release of some form.
A bug in a scheduled OS upgrade script caused live production DB servers to be upgraded while live. Fixes include fixing that script by verifying non-liveness on the host itself, and a faster parallel MySQL binary-log recovery command.
‘Maximising Digital Creativity, Sharing and Innovation’, Event organised by Creative Commons Ireland and Faculty of Law, University College Cork, Lecture Theatre, National Gallery of Ireland, Clare Street entrance, Dublin 2, Friday 17 January 2014, 9.45 a.m. to 1 p.m. (via Darius Whelan)
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