close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

What is GZIP format?

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Romadoc, Nov 13, 2004.


  1. Romadoc

    Romadoc
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2000
    497
    0
    Location:
    Sarasota, FL
    I have been attempting to read the web version of "Newsweek". Some articles can be accessed while others state they cannot be read as they are in GZIP format. What is this?
     
  2. hwyhobo

    hwyhobo
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2003
    1,426
    0
    Location:
    Silicon Valley
    It's a compression format, gnu zip. WinZip shouldn't have any problems opening it up, as it is very common on the net.