[Python-Dev] Zipfile needs?

Brett C. bac at ocf.berkeley.edu
Tue Dec 28 20:15:18 CET 2004

Scott David Daniels 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.

Encryption/decryption support.  Will most likely require a C extension since 
the algorithm relies on ints (or longs, don't remember) wrapping around when 
the value becomes too large.


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