[Twisted-Python] Zip Death?

Itamar Shtull-Trauring twisted at itamarst.org
Mon Sep 30 09:49:25 EDT 2002

On Mon, 30 Sep 2002 09:33:22 -0400
Eron Lloyd <elloyd at lancaster.lib.pa.us> wrote:

> But isn't zip one of the most widely used cross-platform compression formats? 

WinZip supports tar.gz.

> out there is that with the recently added support for Zip files in the 
> Standard Library, that's a sign of broad support for zip as a python 
> compression standard (maybe that's not the best word). I believe there is a 
> proposal to modify the basic python import facilities to be able to handle 
> zip files as modules or packages, too.

Which is not what we're distributing anyway, so that's irrelevant - you won't be able to import the Twisted ZIP after these patches go in.

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