[Python-Dev] Zipfile needs?
bob at redivi.com
Tue Dec 28 03:41:23 CET 2004
On Dec 27, 2004, at 8:43 PM, Josiah Carlson wrote:
> 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
> I'm not sure that zipfile needs BZIP2 support...being that there is a
> bzip2 module.
Note that the bzip2 module is named bz2 and does provide a
file-like-interface. Also, it is implemented entirely as a C extension
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