Re: RAR under linux: any alternative?
On Sun, Dec 11, 2005 at 05:59:41PM -0600, Gnu-Raiz wrote:
> On 11:49, Sun 11 Dec 05, John Hasler wrote:
> > Gnu_Raiz writes:
> > > This is one program that I believe is worth buying the license for. This
> > > is especially true if you have any windows machine's around. If you use
> > > Usenet for any amount of time you will find that this program is a must
> > > have.
> > Interesting. I've been on Usenet for twenty years and I have not felt any
> > need for that program.
> > > It's kind of like needing Lame, or Mplayer nowadays, yes it's non free,
> > > but you really do need it.
> > Mplayer is licensed under the GPL.
> > --
> > John Hasler
> Luke, Luke come to the dark side Luke! I think it is strange
> that when a person mentions Usenet all they think about is
> the text groups.
> It's the other left folks, the alt.binaries side that use's
> rar files. Yes their is plenty of uses without copyright
> infringement. If your into video and working on a project
> and someone asks for a sample if you use zip, or tar they
> will probably laugh at you. How else are you going to get a
> uniform file size of say 15mb each in your sample if you
> don't use rar?
split(1). Been around since AT&T Version 6.