Disclaimer: This was written by someone who has never had any formal education in information theory. If entropy were a girl, I only know her because she sometimes visits the coffee shop I work at.

When it comes to binary file formats, it is common to see different forms of compression to occur internally within. File formats like FBX, for example, have flags on each instance of their array nodes to indicate whether the data within is compressed. General-purpose compression methods work well most of the time because humans conveniently group related data together in these cool little things files…







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