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From: Bruno Martínez Aguerre (br1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-07 17:22:12

On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 12:34:23 -0500, David Abrahams
<dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> "Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>>> "Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> >> How do I decode a .rar file?
>>> >
>>> >
>>> What is your rationale for using an archive format that is not in
>>> common use, and for which there is no free decoder?
>> No rationale. This is the archiver I am using for last ... I do know ..
>> how
>> many years. It's default on all my NT boxes. BTW I believe it *is* in
>> common
>> use.
>> I should've use zip though, sorry.
>>> .zip, .tar.gz,
>>> and .tar.bz2 aren't good enough for you?
>> I like rar way better from both compression (couldn't say about bz2, but
>> then it require 2 step archiving) and convinience standpoints. And I an
>> used
>> to it.
>>> Yes, I realize that I can download and install a trial decoder, but it
>>> seems slightly perverse that I should have to do that just so I can
>>> analyze your patch.
>> If I not mistaking you could use it without limitations. In worse case
>> it
>> will give you notice.
> AFAICT it stops working after the trial period is over.

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