There is no reason to use gzip instead of bzip2. On wondows you can use
PowerArchiver which will handle bzipped files as well.
"D. Stimits" schrieb:
> Being that the ISO images are rather large, it might be nice to have a
> duplicate of each current ISO available that is the gzip version. gzip
> is suggested instead of bzip2 because gzip can be decompressed with
> standard tools on most any machine, including with winzip on windows
> (unfortunately, I'm one of those people that do not have access to a
> burner on a linux machine). I'd strongly recommend using "gzip -9" since
> maximum compression is important. With 300 MB files, it'll probably take
> some time for compression to complete, but imagine how much it'll pay
> off against a slow Internet download. I'm hoping to set a slow computer
> downloading tonight from a windows machine, so I suspect compression
> could cut down the time by many hours.
> D. Stimits, stimits@xxxxxxxxxx