----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dave Neary" <dne...@redhat.com>
> To: "Dan Kenigsberg" <dan...@redhat.com>
> Cc: vdsm-devel@lists.fedorahosted.org
> Sent: Friday, November 9, 2012 12:42:51 PM
> Subject: Re: [vdsm] [VDSM][RFC]Switch of VDSM tarball compression format: 
> tar.xz only
> Hi,
> On 11/05/2012 10:22 AM, Dan Kenigsberg wrote:
> > I don't really understand your motivation.
> I also think that supporting gzip is important.
> > Practically every open source project on the face of this planet,
> > ships
> > its source as a gzip'ed tarball. Which projects use xz for that?
> xz is the new hot compression (like 7zip was a few years ago, and bz2
> was before it). GNOME has switched to xz tarballs only:
> https://mail.gnome.org/archives/devel-announce-list/2011-September/msg00003.html
> and other projects are moving in the same direction.

Gnome is not example for anything... but apart of that this project contains a 
lot of binary artifacts and huge distribution, which is totally unrelated to 

In most cases hot != best

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