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Re: difference in files

From: Steven M. Schweda
Subject: Re: difference in files
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:28:22 -0500 (CDT)

> How can it be that I have 2 files, when they zipped the size is different
> between both of them and when they unzipped the size is the same?

   Why is this amazing?  Why do you expect any particular size for a
compressed file?

   The amount of compression, and hence the size of a compressed file,
depend on the contents of the file.  With my weak psychic powers, I know
nothing about the contents of your files.

   As usual, a problem report which includes some basic information on
the computer system involved, the actual commands used, and their actual
output, would be more useful than only vague descriptions and


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