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Compressing a list of records so it can be uncompressed elementwise

Compression isn't really retrocomputing-related, but I'll give it a crack anyway as there are a few tricks which work on small systems. Essentially, you want to compress a large-ish (100–200) list of ...
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Compression techniques used in old ZX Spectrum tapes

In the old days I looked into lots of game loders, so there was no 'decrunching' and no depacking in any original game software. Only turbo-loaders (like Speedlock, Alcatraz protections 'loading ...
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Compressing a list of records so it can be uncompressed elementwise

[I'm not really sure that this is a RC.SE related question at all, as it asks for a basic strategy independent of technology. Will vote for getting it moved.] There are only two basic strategies to ...
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