From: parksie ;-) (mike_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-14 16:06:15
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On Saturday 14 September 2002 8:44 pm, you wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
> > >However, possibly a 'package' system is beyond the scope of this
> > > library. Maybe it deserves a library of its own. Giving it the same
> > > interface
> > would
> > >still be nice though.
> > >
> > >Anyway, just wondering how hard it would be.
> > I don't think it would be difficult, but I'm wondering about the utility.
> It would be nice to implement access to a zip or tar file, for example,
> as a read-only filesystem. (Or maybe even read-write!)
A tar file shouldn't be too difficult, not sure about a gzipped tar file. I
have two weeks with not much to do coming up so I might be able to try and
get something that can read from a .tar file in the same interface as the
Mike (resident list-lurker ;-)
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