[Python-Dev] Re: Planning to drop gzip compression for future releases.

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Sep 20 08:25:16 CEST 2004

Anthony Baxter wrote:
> Last I looked, tar.bz2 was less than 1/4 of tar.gz in terms of number
> of downloads (see http://www.python.org/wwwstats/usage_200409.html)
> That's hardly a case for switching.

Although that may partly result from http://www.python.org/download/
referring to the .tgz only.


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