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    SubjectRe: Deprecating .gz format on kernel.org
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    >>>>> "tigran" == Tigran Aivazian <tigran@veritas.com> writes:

    tigran> On Wed, 19 Mar 2003, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >> i) Does this sound reasonable to everyone? In particular, is there any
    >> loss in losing the "original" compressed files?

    tigran> No, there is at least one reason for the "original" .gz files. Here are
    tigran> the logical steps:

    tigran> a) any Linux distribution contains their own "linux" package with the
    tigran> source base being "vanilla" Linux .tar.gz file

    Mandrake also use .bz2 since ages ago.

    Later, Juan.

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