[docs] [issue26244] zlib.compressobj level default value documentation
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Sat Jan 30 16:00:40 EST 2016
Martin Panter added the comment:
I’m not sure that is perfectly correct. It really does default to -1, and that is passed to the underlying zlib library (-1 = Z_DEFAULT_COMPRESSION). It is the zlib library that decides that this means 6, but in theory I guess it could be configured or modified in the future with a different default. Perhaps we should clarify the text in the documentation (including the doc string) to say this instead?
At the very least, the documentation should continue to say that -1 is acceptable, and what it means.
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