Draft manifest format specification.

Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves justivo at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 14:04:27 EDT 2007

On 8/15/07, Mitch Bradley <wmb at laptop.org> wrote:
> Personally, I think that the zip archive format is quite well designed.
> Granted, it doesn't support all the detailed semantics of Unix
> filesystems, but it does a very good job of representing a
> tree-structured hierarchy of files.

Yes, but what about considering 7z?  It's an open standard, it is well
designed, has Unicode support, and offers much better compression than
ZIP.  Quite valids reasons, I would say.


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