[rfc-dist] RFC 8878 on Zstandard Compression and the 'application/zstd' Media Type

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        RFC 8878

        Title:      Zstandard Compression and the 'application/zstd' 
                    Media Type 
        Author:     Y. Collet,
                    M. Kucherawy, Ed.
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       February 2021
        Mailbox:    cyan at fb.com,
                    msk at fb.com
        Pages:      45
        Obsoletes:  RFC 8478

        I-D Tag:    draft-kucherawy-rfc8478bis-06.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8878

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8878

Zstandard, or "zstd" (pronounced "zee standard"), is a lossless data
compression mechanism.  This document describes the mechanism and
registers a media type, content encoding, and a structured syntax
suffix to be used when transporting zstd-compressed content via MIME.

Despite use of the word "standard" as part of Zstandard, readers are
advised that this document is not an Internet Standards Track
specification; it is being published for informational purposes only.

This document replaces and obsoletes RFC 8478.

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