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Re: Multiple AV Vendors ignoring tar.gz archives
From: Rodrigo Barbosa <rodrigob () suespammers org>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 18:49:43 -0200
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On Sun, Feb 06, 2005 at 01:19:00AM +0000, James Eaton-Lee wrote:
although bz2 is released under
a BSD license, gzip isn't - it's GPL, and therefore any antivirus vendor
would have to write their gzip code totally from scratch.
I really was not going to get into the fool fight, but sometimes I really
get amazed by what people that don't understand an inch about the topic
In case you missed, the gzip algorithim is also avaliable on zlib, which
is released under the BSD license.
Please take your time and do your homework next time.
PS: If someone already pointed this to this mo... missinformed(sic?) list
member, please disregard my post.
Rodrigo Barbosa <rodrigob () suespammers org>
"Quid quid Latine dictum sit, altum viditur"
"Be excellent to each other ..." - Bill & Ted (Wyld Stallyns)
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Re: Multiple AV Vendors ignoring tar.gz archives Barrie Dempster (Feb 06)
Re: Multiple AV Vendors ignoring tar.gz archives Shoshannah Forbes (Feb 07)
RE: Multiple AV Vendors ignoring tar.gz archives Stuart Fox \(DSL AK\) (Feb 07)