Subject: Re: Disabling compression by API?

Re: Disabling compression by API?

From: Tor Arntsen <>
Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2010 12:54:54 +0200

On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 20:09, Jose Baars <> wrote:
>  Op 10/8/2010 7:53 PM, Daniel Stenberg schreef:
>> As for what default to use, I would love to hear some more opinions!
> My vote is for default on. As compression usually will shrink the data to
> about
> half, [...]

Shrink to half is normally only true for text.
Almost all the data I transfer is some kind of binary data, and it
doesn't compress nearly as well. The satellite data I transfer
compresses somewhere between 0 % (SAR data) and 10-15% (optical).

Received on 2010-10-09