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Published source code accompanying the article by Tom Cargill in which he shows that data that compresses well under a run-length encoding mechanism can be encoded in a way that is compatible with LZW's output, but independent of its patented algorithm. 4

					Algorithm Alley
by Tom Cargill


Listing One     
String compress(String input) {
  Properties dictionary = new Properties();
  for( char letter = 'a'; letter<='z'; ++letter )
    dictionary.put(""+letter, ""+letter);
  int generatedCode = 0;
  String output = "";
  String last = "&...							
										
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