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    SubjectRe: Linux Kernel Source Compression
    Nuri Jawad wrote:
    > Hi,
    > just wanted to remark that I never liked that bzip was replaced by bzip2
    > (were there license issues?) since bzip's compression was/is often
    > stronger:

    bzip was (possibly) infringing a patent so a method bzip used was
    removed and subsequently bzip2 was created.

    http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/1997/12/msg00778.html

    // Stefan
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