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From Torsten Curdt <tcu...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VFS] Writing to Jar, Zip, Tar..
Date Mon, 27 Aug 2007 12:54:38 GMT

On 25.08.2007, at 15:21, Chr. Grobmeier wrote:

>>> In fact, i compared the TrueZip implementation to Compress  
>>> yesterday.
>>> We have quite less features and on some points in the code we depend
>>> on java.util.zip packages.
>>
>> Why is using java.uil.zip bad?
>
> In some discussion in here people said that they wanted implementation
> which is independent from java.util.zip. If that isn't the goal, than
> things will be easier.

Ideally we could have two providers.

>> API design should be the first concern at this stage IMO. Everything
>> else will follow - I am sure.
>
> OK. We had lots of discussions in the past about this. I made lots  
> of proposals
> and thought about lots of comments in here. Now i feel a bit like at
> the beginning.
> I will digg into the code again and try to draw something or similar
> so yo can get
> an overview about whats going on with compress without diving deep
> into the code.
> That will make discussions  easier.

I'll try to look into that again, too

cheers
--
Torsten

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