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Which file extension do you download?

Started by Thantos, January 20, 2012, 08:20:06 PM

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When downloading SMF packages which file extension do you use?

zip
30 (76.9%)
tar.gz
5 (12.8%)
tar.bz2
4 (10.3%)

Total Members Voted: 39

Oldiesmann

I generally use the tar.gz files because they're smaller than zip archives.
Michael Eshom
Christian Metal Fans

French

Generally i use the zip files,but sometimes i use the tar.gz files..........so voted for zip

Thantos

Thanks for all the feedback all.  I did mean the install/upgrade/update packages and have edited the first post to clarify that.

As for why I'm asking:  I'm looking at redoing the download page.  One thing I noticed is that we present a lot of choices to the users instead of just making it simple with the option of being complex.  Before I made a decision on it (one way or the other) I wanted to get some data.

At this time I don't know of any plans to add or remove any archive types.

Thantos

Friendly little bump.  Thanks for all those that have voted.

ayesha14

What problems have you been seeing with the zips?

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