[REBOL] Re: zip file support wanted - help needed
From: robert:muench:robertmuench at: 14-Mar-2001 13:40
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> From: [rebol-bounce--rebol--com] [mailto:[rebol-bounce--rebol--com]]On
> Behalf Of Petr Krenzelok
> Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2001 10:55 AM
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> Subject: [REBOL] Re: zip file support wanted - help needed
> Carl expressed opinion, that they internally use compression/decompression
> already and would not like to add second one.
Hi, I think this makes sense.
> I am not sure we can proceed
> without knowing how it works inside Rebol. Perhaps someone from RT could
> clarify or set some guidelines for us to proceed?
I would suggest that the one-who-implements the ZIP stuff just write it
standalone (clean and lean) and that RT will include it than into their
> as stated above. If you already know how to help the situation, or you
> anything concrete in mind, please express it here ....
I didn't dig to deep yet but here are some more links of interest:
http://www.dogma.net/markn/ This is the homepage of Mark Nelson, I have a
old piece of code for a ZIPer, which is 8054 bytes long. Quite cool, might
be a good starting point. Robert