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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-14 17:35:47

At 06:15 PM 12/13/2004, Rene Rivera wrote:
>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)

Thanks, Rene!


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