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compress/gzip: It would be nice if Go had a parallel gzip compressor and decompressor #8247
@bradfitz - Very nice. I see you concatenate complete gzip archives. I use the flate.NewWriterDict in the builtin library to avoid the compression loss. While we are at it, there is also bgzf, which makes seeking inside a compressed file possible via a small addition to the gzip format.
Either way, I don't see any reason for this feature to be in the standard library. For the most common use-case (webservers), you get non benefit from parallel compression.