Subject: Re: [boost] [release management] Drop .gz and .zip release packaging?
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-23 13:01:44
Beman Dawes wrote:
> I'd like to drop the .zip and .gz packages, starting with release
Please, no. If you want to drop some some packages, I'd drop the .7z and
.bz2. On Windows, .zip is standard ... on Vista, Explorer has built-in
support for it. And on *nix, .gz is the de-facto standard. IMO, .7z and
.bz2 are nice-to-have but not necessary, and certainly shouldn't be the
only ones we provide.
-- Eric Niebler BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com
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