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On Tue, 01 Dec 2009 01:15:06 +0800
KHMan <> wrote:

> You can create a custom format that is aware of certain 
> characteristics of binary chunks (like what some archivers do to 
> improve compression of executables) but IMHO, it's not really 
> worth the effort. Is it really necessary?

No, it's not.  If I were the OP, I'd be content with simply stripping
whitespace from the source, and gzipping it.  It's only worth shipping
bytecode if your platform's so tiny as to not be able to contain the