[dns-operations] compressing DNS traffic data

Ray Bellis Ray.Bellis at nominet.org.uk
Thu Dec 9 07:48:52 UTC 2010

On 9 Dec 2010, at 01:08, Jim Reid wrote:
> Shaving a few pennies on disk space seems silly. More so when the costs of decompression and recompression are considered when the data gets shoved through grep or something fancier to do traffic analysis or whatever.

Strictly speaking most people have been talking about data _reduction_ rather than data compression, i.e. throwing "uninteresting" data away.  Hence decompression is not an issue.


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