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UPTIME (Announce)

posted by Guti(R) Homepage, 05.07.2017, 08:42

Nice results!

> Thank you, Javier!
>
> Your description on ZEROFILLs usage matched own observerations, this is
> why I was so pleased. Michal Necasek has written VESA miniport display
> driver
> for WinNT 3.1 to 6.2 aka Windows 7, the 1.44 MB floppy image is on
> http://www.os2museum.com/files/videomp.img . While the driver files use
> 37413 bytes (12671 bytes zipped), videomp.img compresses to as much as
> 1.2 MB! The ZEROFILLed image compresses 82 times better, to 14591 bytes.
> With huge image files, such effects become the more evident.
>
> Yes, indeed, UPTIME 2.40 is (as on Sat, Jun 29, 2017) available on
> http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/util/unix/uptime/chamorro/uptime240.zip
>
> True static (and thus cacheable) URLs of the mentioned SF locations:
> http://netcologne.dl.sourceforge.net/project/nikkhokkho/UPTIME/2.40/uptime.zip
> http://10gbps-io.dl.sourceforge.net/project/nikkhokkho/ZEROFILL/1.05/ZEROFILL.ZIP
>
> Regards, Torsten

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