[Doc-SIG] Re: [Python-Dev] Documentation packages
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fred at zope.com
Wed Oct 1 16:31:17 EDT 2003
Tim Peters writes:
> Fred, do we have stats on how often each of the files got downloaded for
> previous releases?
No, but we should be able to pull those from the server logs. Maybe
this weekend I'll get time to write a script to pull that data out.
Tom Emerson writes:
> I wouldn't switch to bz2. Even tgz can be confusing. Having .zip files
> for Windows users and .tar.gz files for Unix users is a happy medium
> that should work most everywhere.
Interesting. bzip2 saves half a MB over gzip for the HTML and
PostScript formats. What reason do you have for not using bzip2? It
was very heavily requested for the file-size advantage.
> Of course for maximum Unix
> portability I suppose you could use .tar.Z ;-)
Except nobody remembers what to do with those anymore. ;-) I haven't
used compress/uncompress in *many* years.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fred at zope.com>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation
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