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Re: Mysterious gzipped images

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Mysterious gzipped images
Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2013 21:51:08 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130008 (Ma Gnus v0.8) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Romain Francoise <address@hidden> writes:

> Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:
>> gzip is "free", since it's already built into 99% of Emacs builds
>> already.
> This argument applies just as well to other compression types, e.g. in
> Debian all variants of Emacs 24 are built with libxml support, and
> libxml is linked with liblzma so xz would also be "free".

Sure.  But we have no real xz use cases.  Including all other "free"
libraries into Emacs "just because" makes no sense.

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