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Comment: Re:Signal to noise ration (Score 1) 143

by Bad to the Ben (#22727288) Attached to: Stored Data to Exceed 1.8 Zettabytes by 2011
No kidding. Just think of all the space used to store formatting data. I just typed the expression "Blah." (minus quotes) in a .doc file, it's 19,456 bytes in size to store 5 bytes of information.

I'm not saying that formatting data is entirely without worth, but there's definitely some improvements to be had WRT efficiency.

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