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Brotli Compressed Data Format (RFC7932)

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Original Publication Date: 2016-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jul-30

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J. Alakuijala: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

1.1. Purpose

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                     J. Alakuijala Request for Comments: 7932                                   Z. Szabadka Category: Informational                                     Google, Inc. ISSN: 2070-1721                                                July 2016

                      Brotli Compressed Data Format

Abstract

   This specification defines a lossless compressed data format that    compresses data using a combination of the LZ77 algorithm and Huffman    coding, with efficiency comparable to the best currently available    general-purpose compression methods.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It has been approved for publication by the Internet    Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not all documents approved by the    IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet Standard; see Section    2 of RFC 7841.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7932.

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   Copyright (c) 2016 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

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Alakuijala & Szabadka         Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7932                         Brotli                        July 2016

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................3

      1.1. Purpose ....................................................3

      1.2. Intended Audience ..........................................3

      1.3. Scope ......................................................4

      1.4. Compliance .................................................4

      1.5. Definitions of Terms and Conventions Used ..................4

           1.5.1. Packing into Bytes ..................................5

   2. Compressed Representation Overview ..............................6

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