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Re: XPIs langpacks hosting for GNU IceCat

From: alexus / dotcommon
Subject: Re: XPIs langpacks hosting for GNU IceCat
Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2009 18:04:03 +0000
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On Mon, 02 Nov 2009 17:19:48 +0000, alexus / dotcommon
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi
> The IT xpi file for GNU IceCat 3.5.4. that I manually made is 159KB.
> The FR one sent by Nicolas Hussein is 177KB.
> The IT and FR ones listed in:
> http://gnuzilla.gnu.org/download/langpacks/3.5.4/
> are a lot bigger: 444KB and 503KB respectly.
> But all the xpi listed there seems to be very (too?) large files... 
> and GNU IceCat might become very 'fat' using them...
> What about it?
> Maybe there is something 'strange' (optimizable) in the script?

--- addendum ---

The xpi size seems (to me) to be related with the way used to compress the
jar files...

The script seems to use a zip compression (I do not know which level of

I used the Java OpenJDK jar command (zip/bzip - again I do not know which
level of compression) to unpack/pack the jar file.

al3xu5 / dotcommon

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