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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-13 18:15:02

Rene Rivera wrote:
> Jonathan Turkanis wrote:
>> makes sense to provide a self-extracting archive
>> in addition
>> to the three formats already provided.
> Very good idea.. Just tried creating a self-extract archive with 7-zip,
> my preferred zip tool which I recommend to all.. And it created one in
> about 5 minutes with maximum compression with a resulting 8.9MB archive
> (smaller than all the other archives we provide). It decompresses in
> less than a minute, on my slow 1.2Ghz machine.
> I guess I should add this to the set of available downloads :-)

And I just did.. After updating my 7-zip we now have an 8.46MB archive
which decompresses in under a minute :-) (I think the limiting factor is
hard drive speed)

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