Add file to zip, or replace file in zip

Scott David Daniels scott.daniels at
Mon May 1 23:44:46 CEST 2006

Edward Elliott wrote:
> Scott David Daniels wrote:
>> Edward Elliott wrote:
>>> Scott David Daniels wrote:
>>>> ...
>>  > ... You windows kids and your crazy data formats.
>> There were a few oth OS's than Linux and Windows.  Maybe you
>> should call me "you crazy Tenex kid."  
> Windows popularized the zip format, but if you insist:
> You crazy Tenex kids, with your char-at-a-time raw password checking and
> new-fangled virtual memory.  Back in my day, all we had was Multics and we
> liked it that way.

Actually I think it was a combination of CP/M and DOS that popularized
the ZIP format; essentially the floppy-disk set, for whom the zip format
was a godsend.

-Scott David Daniels
scott.daniels at

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