"Oliver C." said:
> On Tuesday 04 January 2005 11:37, Christian Mayer wrote:
> > Oliver C. schrieb:
> > | Could you change the file format from *.tgz to *.tar.gz?
> > |
> > | I ask because *.tgz is used by Slackware as a package format (it's a
> > tar.gz
> > | file with a install script in it) and this is leading to confusion
> > | when you have Slackware *.tgz files and *.tgz files that are no Slackware
> > | packages on your harddrive.
> > |
> > | So file endings called *.tar.gz would be much better than *.tgz.
> > And what about *.zip?
> > Linux can easily unzip those and Windows users have the unzipper already
> > comming with their OS (when it is WinXP...)
> Yes, but *.zip is not a free format.
That's not exactly true. It would make sense I think to use zip for maximum
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