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Subject [Commons Wiki] Update of "Compress" by ChristianGrobmeier
Date Fri, 05 Oct 2007 11:11:16 GMT
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The following page has been changed by ChristianGrobmeier:
http://wiki.apache.org/jakarta-commons/Compress

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  Compress is an API for working with tar, zip and bzip2 files.
  
  = Quick Start =
- *compress* is divided between Compressors and Archivers. 
+ *compress* is divided between Compressors and Archivers. While you have
+ to get an Archiver from a factory when just archiving one or more files
+ to the target file (tar), you'll need a Compressor for reducing the files size (bzip2).
+ 
+ Please note:
+ There are discussion of "sponsoring" compress with code from TrueZip (https://truezip.dev.java.net/)
+ and of enhancing compress design. At the moment the current implementation
+ is considered as complex by some people. An deeper look at compress implementation
+ can be found on the CompressImplementationDetails page.
  
  == Archiver ==
  To pack an archive, you have to get an archiver via the ArchiverFactory. At the moment it's
possible to get a "zip" or a "tar" archiver. Add your files to the archiver and call save
to store the archive.
@@ -41, +49 @@

  
  = TODO =
  - Add delete features
+ - Enhance implementation design
  

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