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you know it was just an example in terms of what you might tell a friend over the phone about a coin flip right? i suppose you'd send your friend a huffman tree and then say "1110"

This entire thread makes me think of that Silicon Valley scene[1].

[1] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5jF5jtMM_4

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