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Cleaning up README.

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@@ -3,8 +3,8 @@ CSharpEWAH
This code is licensed under the Apache
License, Version 2.0 (ASL2.0)
-This is a word-aligned compressed variant of
-the Java Bitset class. It uses a 64-bit RLE-like
+This is a compressed variant of
+the standard bitarray class. It uses a 64-bit RLE-like
compression scheme. It can be used to implement
bitmap indexes.
@@ -14,8 +14,8 @@ improve query processing time. Hence, we try
to save CPU cycles, maybe at the expense of
storage. However, the EWAH scheme we implemented
is always more efficient storage-wise than an
-uncompressed bitmap (as implemented in the java
-BitSet class by Sun).
+uncompressed bitarray.
+
For more details regarding the compressed format, see Section 3
@@ -27,8 +27,6 @@ Daniel Lemire, Owen Kaser, Kamel Aouiche, Sorting improves word-aligned bitmap i
(The PDF file is freely available on the arXiv site.)
-Note: This is a port of JavaEWAH from Java
-to C# by Kemal Erdogan.
== Unit testing ==

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