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compressed_rtf

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Compressed Rich Text Format (RTF) compression worker in Python

Description:

Compressed RTF also known as "LZFu" compression format

Based on Rich Text Format (RTF) Compression Algorithm:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc463890(v=exchg.80).aspx

Usage example:

>>> from compressed_rtf import compress, decompress
>>>
>>> data = '{\\rtf1\\ansi\\ansicpg1252\\pard test}'
>>> comp = compress(data, compressed=True)  # compressed
>>> comp
'#\x00\x00\x00"\x00\x00\x00LZFu3\\\xe8t\x03\x00\n\x00rcpg125\x922\n\xf3 t\x07\x90t}\x0f\x10'
>>>
>>> raw = compress(data, compressed=False)  # raw/uncompressed
>>> raw
'.\x00\x00\x00"\x00\x00\x00MELA \xdf\x12\xce{\\rtf1\\ansi\\ansicpg1252\\pard test}'
>>>
>>> decompress(comp)
'{\\rtf1\\ansi\\ansicpg1252\\pard test}'
>>>
>>> decompress(raw)
'{\\rtf1\\ansi\\ansicpg1252\\pard test}'
>>>

License:

Released under The MIT License.

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