[X-Unix] Re: zip from command-line in Tiger

Timothy Luoma lists at tntluoma.com
Sun Jun 26 13:23:13 PDT 2005

On Jun 26, 2005, at 12:17 PM, Stephen Jonke wrote:

> Can PC users decompress them without add-on software?

Zip files were only recently handled *natively* by Windows (XP, and  
maybe ME).

Anything else has a high probability of NOT being useful by a Windows  
user who receives it, and I would encourage you to use zip for  
maximum compatibility.

tar.gz or tar.bz may be better compression, but you'll spend more  
time hand-holding if you have non-techies on the receiving end.


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