@libreleah Also, it may be good to warn users that a 1.1MiB download expands into 529MiB of ROMs. ;)

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oh, yeah. the roms are duplicated for different keymaps that are supported. i use maximum compression settings when doing releases

most of that expanded size is actually 0xFF when you look at the rom in a hex editor. only about 1MiB of space is used in flash! the rest is padding

since all the roms are very similar, it compresses down into a neat little 1.1MiB tar archive ;)

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