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From Henri Yandell <>
Subject RE: [Avalon Packages -> Commons] Move Status - Executive Proposal
Date Fri, 21 Jun 2002 18:36:15 GMT

On Fri, 21 Jun 2002, Scott Sanders wrote:

> Could this not be put in the codec package?  The intention of the codec
> package was coding/decoding of data.  Compression is just an aspect of
> that, no?

I'm not against this. Commons packages have to walk a fine line between
too many classes in the package [ie bloating] and too little [ie
considered to be useless and small].

The questions are, would compression algorithms be a minor part of codec,
would users want to only use the compression algorithms, would codec get
too bulky if it took on all compressions.


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