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[mkgmap-dev] Please try and report results of Huffman compression

From Ticker Berkin rwb-mkgmap at jagit.co.uk on Mon Jan 17 09:44:05 GMT 2022

Hi Gerd

I'm looking at GPXSee at the moment.

Significant to the problem lots of symbols:

The size of the tab1 offset into the symbol list is the same as the
size of the size (the 1+ bytes after the 8/symbol width), so, if more
than 127, it needs an extra byte.

On Mon, 2022-01-17 at 04:26 +0000, Gerd Petermann wrote:
> Hi Ticker,
> yes, one byte at a time. Else we would need symbol width > 8, and
> Garmin doesn't use that for the unicode maps that I know.to
> I plan to contact the author of GPXsee, Martin Tůma. He seems to know
> much more than we do and maybe he is willing to help.
> Gerd

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