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Re: Fwd: [Moderator Action] convert SVG to SVGZ

From: David Turner <david.turner@freetype.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2001 12:42:05 +0200
Message-ID: <3B3B09FD.1AFCE347@freetype.org>
CC: www-svg@w3.org
Hi Dean,

> You have to subscribe to post.
> Answering the question, svgz is a svg file compressed using
> GZIP compression. There are plenty of tools that can GZIP a
> file, for example:
> - the gzip program is ported to most UNIXes and cygwin on
>   Windows
> - Java (J2SE) comes with a library for creating gzipped files
> - WinZip can decompress a gzipped file. I don't know if it
>   can create one (I don't use Windows much).

It's a shameless plug, but for Windows, have a look at Power Archiver (www.powerarchiver.com). It handles ZIP, GZIP, BZ2IP, TAR.GZ, TAR.BZ2,
etc.. very easily with a WinZIP-like interface.

Version 6.1 is free, while 7.0 is shareware (and adds fancy stuff).

- David
Received on Thursday, 28 June 2001 06:39:22 UTC

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