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From Torsten Curdt <tcu...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [compress] Dealing with "invalid" extra fields in ZIPs
Date Fri, 12 Feb 2010 15:18:58 GMT
>> So that's only a recommendation for a free form field?
>
> Yes, it's an array of arbitrary many bytes with a recommended internal
> structure.

I see

>>> * do we want to accept invalid extra fields when writing ZIP entries as
>>>  well?
>
>> If it really is just a free form field then we should accept anything.
>> Otherwise we should not encourage the creation of such files.
>
> I agree.  Just state the recommended format in the javadocs?

+1

cheers
--
Torsten

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