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Re: The archive now supports xz compression



Hi there!

On Mon, 15 Aug 2011 10:16:55 +0200, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Also, many files in /usr/share/doc are gzipped as per §12.3;
[...]
>  - Most systems have enough space to keep them uncompressed,

Which alone is not a good reason to not compress them.

> Perhaps we could consider allowing xz compression or no compression at all for
> the files in /usr/share/doc, especially when they are all contained in a
> dedicated package that is not dispensable.

What about zless & Co.?  Are they available for xz as well?

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca

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