Short String Compression for Ruby. RSmaz is a pure-Ruby port of the Smaz short string compression algorithm by Salvatore Sanfilippo and released as a C library at: http://github.com/antirez/smaz/tree/master I've done some initial cleanup of a pure Ruby->C port, but this is not yet complete. It does pass the specs, however! Feel free to clean it up as it's a bit memory inefficient right now... :)
RSpec (if you want to run the specs)
Some strings to compress
A sense of humor
RSmaz is now on Gemcutter, so:
gem install rsmaz
require 'rsmaz' r = RSmaz.compress("whatever") puts RSmaz.decompress(r)
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