DEFLATE Compressed Data Format Specification version 1.3

This RFC 1951 was published in 1996.

Abstract

This specification defines a lossless compressed data format that compresses data using a combination of the LZ77 algorithm and Huffman coding, with efficiency comparable to the best currently available general-purpose compression methods.
The data can be produced or consumed, even for an arbitrarily long sequentially presented input data stream, using only an a priori bounded amount of intermediate storage.
The format can be implemented readily in a manner not covered by patents.

RFC 1951 introduction

1.1.
Purpose

Download links

Click here to download RFC 1951: TXT format PDF format (coming soon)

Popular RFCs

©2015 RFC-Base.org - all rights reserved.