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Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.
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1 project | reddit.com/r/GameDevelopment | 4 Sep 2021
Just compress it! Of course if you will you ZIP, players will able to just open this zip file and change whatever they want. But you can use less popular compression algorithms which are not supported by default Windows File Explorer. Snappy for example.
What's the best way to compress strings?
6 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp | 29 Jul 2021
Re: Zlib memory corruption on deflate (i.e. compress)
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 28 Mar 2022
There are already active zlib forks (e.g. https://github.com/zlib-ng/zlib-ng), the problem is with having people move to them. It takes a lot of effort to move mindshare from the original version to a fork, there's some historical examples of it happening, but not a ton.
Zlib – a spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library
8 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 24 Jan 2022
Release 2.0.0 - First stable release · zlib-ng/zlib-ng
1 project | reddit.com/r/programming | 19 Mar 2021
What are some alternatives?
zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm
brotli - Brotli compression format
LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm
ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.
LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases
Minizip-ng - Fork of the popular zip manipulation library found in the zlib distribution.
uzlib - Radically unbloated DEFLATE/zlib/gzip compression/decompression library. Can decompress any gzip/zlib data, and offers simplified compressor which produces gzip-compatible output, while requiring much less resources (and providing less compression ratio of course).
xxHash - Extremely fast non-cryptographic hash algorithm