[TAG] need information about sylpheed-claws
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Thu Apr 14 06:02:01 MSD 2005
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 10:42:08PM -0600, Benjamin A. Okopnik wrote:
> Right on both counts. I wasn't expecting people to actually *do* this,
> just to become aware of it. It _is_ an interesting sort of thing to play
> with, though - 1GB shrunk to 700-some _bytes?_ Wow.
Depends on what you're compressing.
We use Microlite's BackupEdge on our Linux/filePro systems, and it's
not uncommon for us to see 70-80% compression on the key (data) segment
files, and I've seen over 90% on some. There's a *lot* of air in the
average database file.
Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
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