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    SubjectRe: The argument for fs assistance in handling archives (was: silent semantic changes with reiser4)
    On Gwe, 2004-09-03 at 00:49, Spam wrote:
    > But can you actually do things with these files? Can you run
    > applications or edit files directly, or is there need for temporary
    > unzip first?

    You always need that for zip files. Firstly because executables are
    paged so you need an accessible random access copy of the bits. Secondly
    because data may be paged, and also for seek performance.

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