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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Avalon Packages -> Commons] We want to move packages to Commons: can you help? [Commons-Avalon]
Date Sat, 22 Jun 2002 04:12:23 GMT
At 05:06 AM 6/21/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>On Fri, 21 Jun 2002, Peter Donald wrote:
>
> > >1)
> > >Zip, tar and bzip2 seem like potential packages of one project. Codec? Or
> > >a new one named Compress or some such?
> >
> > bzip should be kept separate as it is useful outside of those who use it to
> > compress archives.
>
>I'm not getting you here. What are the other uses for bzip?


No idea. Compression of blocks of data for network transmission has been 
the one of the requests and also compression of image data prior to 
explosion on end system.


Cheers,

Peter Donald
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"Faced with the choice between changing one's mind,
and proving that there is no need to do so - almost
everyone gets busy on the proof."
              - John Kenneth Galbraith
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