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Re^4: Data compression by 50% + : is it possible?by LanX (Archbishop)
|on May 12, 2019 at 12:32 UTC||Need Help??|
> using a single character to encode each group (@c) into a character, so it would use 9 characters (72) bits
Oh I see, but I hope you are aware that your approach can easily be packed into 9*6=54 bits and is easier to code than mine.
With a per line ratio of 7 bytes = 56 bits you'll already have a 50%+ compression.
My approach would require modulo 50 calculations on 51 bit integers, not sure how tricky this is on a 32 bit machine.
So I'd rather "waste" 5 bits/line for a pragmatic solution.
Btw: I'm reluctant trying to implement Huffman here, because the OP could probably change the parameters in his next post.