[Rubygems-developers] Roadmap for version 0.8.12

Hugh Sasse hgs at dmu.ac.uk
Tue Jul 19 06:36:01 EDT 2005

On Mon, 18 Jul 2005, Austin Ziegler wrote:

> No comment on the rest, at least for now, but if you're not actually
> using the compress(1) algorithm (IIRC, you're using GZipWriter, which


> is Deflate), don't use Z as the extension. Use gz as the extension.

Except that gzip won't unpack these, so that is wrong too. I've
tried before.

RFC1951 doesn't advise on an extension for Deflate, AFAICS.

> This may be difficult to change on yaml.Z because of historical
> issues, but this should not be compounded.
> -austin


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