[lug] Re: [OT] archive formats

Jeff Schroeder jeff at zingstudios.net
Tue Mar 28 14:29:46 MST 2006

Daniel asked:

> So anyhow, is zip the best format for cross-platform use?

I actually use tar-gzip.  It's ubiquitous on *nix systems, as we all 
know, and WinZip doesn't have any trouble with it.  I believe the 
latest incantations of Windows XP will automatically open .tar.gz files 
in Explorer, but don't quote me on that.


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