Re: Bug#160928: ITP: 7zip -- 7zip is file compressor which can handle many archive formats
It might be nice to note in the description that 7-zip does better
compression than pkzip and other archivers for the .zip archive format.
On Sun, 15 Sep 2002, Radim Kolar wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Version: N/A; reported 2002-09-15
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name : 7zip
> Version : 2.30
> Upstream Author : ipavlov
> * URL : http://sourceforge.net/projects/sevenzip/
> * License : LGPL
> Description : 7zip is file compressor which can handle many archive formats
> 7-Zip is a file archiver with the highest compression ratio.
> The program supports 7z, ZIP ,RAR, CAB, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR formats.
> Most Active Compression ratio in the new 7z format is 30-50% better
> than ratio in ZIP format. 7-Zip has powerful command line version.
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: testing/unstable
> Architecture: i386
> Kernel: Linux home 2.4.19 #1 Fri Sep 6 19:09:48 CEST 2002 i586
> Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C
> -- no debconf information
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