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http://www.hyperreal.org/raves/vrave/ -- I did not expect that people at hyperreal.org are still updating web pages related to vrave/telechat chat server software. I'd like to thank them one more time for the telechat-1.0 source which was the base for my current project. It's great that they had released that code under the BSD-like license.

And I'm glad that hyperreal.org knows about my project although I have not announced it too widely (it's because I plan to change user DB format in the nearest future, and after that it will be a better time to make announcements).

bzip2 is pathologically slow on data which consist mainly from small repeated patterns such as "ababababab..." or "ccccccccccc...". I know that it's a usual behaviour of block-sorting compression algorithms, but there are workarounds to prevent that... I'm finally tired to wait for a whole hour sitting in front of Pentium II to get a 216K archive...

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