zlib general purpose compression library
version 1.2.5, April 19th, 2010

Copyright (C) 1995-2010 Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler

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Jean-loup Gailly       Mark Adler

The data format used by the zlib library is described by RFCs (Request for Comments) 1950 to 1952 in the files rfc1950.txt (zlib format - http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1950.txt), rfc1951.txt (deflate format - http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1951.txt) and rfc1952.txt (gzip format - http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1952.txt).

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2014/06/24 Reworked external link.
2014/03/03 Initial topic creation.