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From "Nader Aeinehchi" <>
Subject Re: Type in Documentation..
Date Mon, 13 Dec 1999 23:06:39 GMT
In the Java world, Jar format is very common although it may not always be
the optimal choice.  I personally love
Zip, Tar, but well why not Jar?

-----Original Message-----
From: Philippe Lavoie <>
To: '' <>
Date: Tuesday, December 14, 1999 12:26 AM
Subject: RE: Type in Documentation..

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Donald Ball []
>> Sent: Monday, December 13, 1999 4:44 PM
>> To: ''
>> Subject: RE: Type in Documentation..
>> On Mon, 13 Dec 1999, Kevin Sonney wrote:
>> But that's only applicable to compressed java package JARs,
>> not compressed
>> program distribution file JARs (with source and docs and jpegs and all
>> sorts of other garbage that you don't necessarily want
>> cluttering up your
>> system CLASSPATH), right? I'm saying the cocoon should be
>I think one of the books that gave advices on applet said
>to put everything inside the jar (gifs, files, etc).
>Since the applet could use everything inside it's own jar
>So yes, you are not restricted to .class inside your jar to make
>use of it.
>Don't get me wrong, I love .tar.gz. It's just that .jar can do the job
>too. I personnaly don't have any feelings when way or the other.
>I just think you should do what's easier.

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