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From Mustafa Akgul <ak...@Bilkent.EDU.TR>
Subject Re: tar.Z files
Date Fri, 24 Oct 1997 11:25:13 GMT
> 
> mostly the people with payware(tm) un*x systems stick to .Z since their
> boss would kill'em if they would use 'proprietary compression such as
> gzip' (quote from one of our customers). 
> 
> /k

Is  gzip  proprietary? It is  copyleft as  far as I know.
payware unix  systems  are  providing  gunzip  at  least (which
gzip) by  default. netscape  does  not bother  with  .Z
Although  there  are  mirror  sites  carrying .Z  file,  mostly
they are moving towards .gz

I believe  we  should  move towards  .gz

Regards
Mustafa Akgul



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