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Re: Bug#160928: ITP: 7zip -- 7zip is file compressor which can handle many archive formats

On Mon, Sep 16, 2002 at 09:37:50AM -0500, Graham Wilson wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 16, 2002 at 08:21:24AM -0500, Drew Scott Daniels wrote:
> > 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.
> is is better than infozip's zip?

Obviously so, because it can handle RAR archives. The only RAR archiver
that we have in Debian is in non-free. 7-zip is GPL'd, IIRC.

Brian M. Carlson <karlsson@hal-pc.org> <http://decoy.wox.org/~bmc> 0x560553E7
I came to MIT to get an education for myself and a diploma for my mother.

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