library.zip and 7zip
peter at engcorp.com
Tue Jul 6 05:25:01 CEST 2004
Delaney, Timothy C (Timothy) wrote:
> Jaco Smuts wrote:
>>which works fine when I skip the 7z bit, but that breaks it?
> 7z uses LZMA, which is a different compression method.
I was going to say the same thing, until I checked the
7zip web page and found that the -tzip option specifies
a standard zip file, not the 7z format. Interestingly,
7zip claims to improve on the compression ratio even
for the standard format (e.g. about 7% better on the
Canterbury Corpus file set).
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