[Python-Dev] Zipfile needs?

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at uci.edu
Tue Dec 28 02:43:15 CET 2004

Scott David Daniels <Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org> wrote:
> I'm hoping to add BZIP2 compression to zipfile for 2.5.  My primary
> motivation is that Project Gutenberg seems to be starting to use BZIP2
> compression for some of its zips.  What other wish list things do
> people around here have for zipfile?  I thought I'd collect input here
> and make a PEP.
> I can open a pseudo-file for STORED files in binary read mode, for
> example, to allow reading zip-in-zip files without fully occupying
> memory.

I'm not sure that zipfile needs BZIP2 support...being that there is a
bzip2 module.

 - Josiah

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