zigzag: Zigzag encoding of integers into unsigned integers.

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Zigzag encoding is usually a precursor to a varint encoding such as LEB128. It has the advantage that numbers nearer zero are represented with only the lower-order bits set.


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Versions [RSS] 0.0.1.0, 0.1.0.0
Change log CHANGELOG.md
Dependencies base (>=4.11.1 && <5) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright 2022 Eric Demko
Author Eric Demko
Maintainer amartin@layer3com.com
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Home page https://github.com/byteverse/zigzag
Bug tracker https://github.com/byteverse/zigzag/issues
Source repo head: git clone git://github.com/byteverse/zigzag.git
Uploaded by l3c_amartin at 2024-02-01T14:20:21Z
Distributions LTSHaskell:0.0.1.0, NixOS:0.0.1.0, Stackage:0.1.0.0
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zigzag

Zig-Zag encoding of integers into natural numbers. This encoding scheme has the advantage that LEB128, which is normally only specified for unsigned integers, will naturally represent small-magnitude signed integers (positive or negative) in few bytes.