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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [COMPRESS] .iwa files within latest iOS iWorks files?
Date Thu, 05 May 2016 04:42:47 GMT
On 2016-05-04, Allison, Timothy B. wrote:

> And the internet has answers...according to
> http://fileformats.archiveteam.org/wiki/IWA

> "However, the variant of Snappy that is used does not comply with the
> spec for that format, omitting the stream identifier and checksum."

Why? I'm not asking you, Tim, I just wonder why one would they invent
their own dialect of an existing format? The stream indetifier is a 14
bytes and the checksum is a few bytes per chunk that are actually
helpful.

> I've opened:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMPRESS-352

Thanks, I'll answer over there.

Stefan

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