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From Brett Porter <>
Subject Re: [compress] Moving forward...
Date Tue, 25 Apr 2006 00:29:59 GMT
Henri Yandell wrote:
> Is the following a correct summary of the current state of compress:
> * Tar, BZip2 and Zip libraries (taken from Ant). The Tar one was
> originally Tim Endres' public domain ice library.
> * VFS release is held up by lack of a stable/promoted compress.
> * Maven (in plexus at codehaus) have a fork of compress with bugs fixed.

Maven uses plexus-archiver, which has the same ancestry (from Ant) but 
is not a fork. It provides an archive bridging API, which I hope is 
inspiring the compress one - though I'm still yet to find time to sit 
down with it and poke around :(

> * Chris has an archive bridging API that would fit well at the top of compress
> * Will has zip updating available
> * 4 issues in Bugzilla
> * I have an issue mailed to me privately that I need to put in bugzilla
> Anything I missed?
> Hen
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