18 Jun 2009 18 Jun '09
On Jun 17, 2009, at 11:29 PM, David Lyon wrote:
With zip, the unzipper code is within python (I believe). So anything where the code for the format is already buried within python is going to be the best for python developers.
If tar code is built in within python... then it should be a flick of the coin for people to decide....
The tar code is built in within python (there have been problems with early versions of the tar module though).
What about unix permissions are those supported on zip, and are they important in a source package? I would think they are importante (and not supported in zip) but I'm not sure.
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