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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 08 2012,06:04   

Joe doesn't know much about compression:
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Robb,

Try to compress the works of Shakespear- CSI. Try to compress any encyclopedia- CSI. Even Stephen C. Meyer says CSI is not amendable to compression.

A protein sequence is not compressable- CSI.

Try that sometime, Joe. I think you'll find that Shakespeare (your spelling is uh ... original) compresses to about a half of it's original size. Ditto for an encyclopedia.

If you want something that doesn't compress, try a string of random letters.

P.S. Stephen C. Meyer doesn't know much about compression either.

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