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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 12:49:16PM -0700, Craig Dickson wrote:
> This is a good point to make. I suppose there is some value in having a
> dearchiver for .rar, though I've never needed one myself. Pretty much
> everything out there is either .tar.[bg]z or .zip, in my experience (not
> counting Microsoft's .cab, which they seem to use only on distribution
> CDs). Various alternatives like .rar, .zoo, and .arj have come along
> from the time time, claiming incrementally better compression and/or
> speed, or some other advantage, but so far none has been so much better
> that it actually becomes commonplace.

RAR is the default in the warez world. FTP-scenes swapping movies and
warez use rar almost exclusivly.

	Casper Gielen
CAPSLOCK2000@zvdk.nl, capslock2000@subdimension.com
Linux sucks twice as fast and 10 times more reliably,
and since you have the source, it's your fault. -Ca1v1n 

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