Re: Illogical compression schemes

Subject: Re: Illogical compression schemes
From: Mike Melanson (
Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 22:53:06 MDT

On Sat, 28 Apr 2001, Matthew 'Fringe' Duhan wrote:

> Check this out for Aladdin's solution to the chicken and egg problem:

        "If you are using Netscape 4.x to browse the web..." That's a big
"if"...:) This Mac has no TCP/IP apps on it whatsoever. I guess I could
try to download NS, but that likely comes in .sit, .hqx, or .bin format. I
find it particularly odd that Stuffit recommended using NS 4.x to fix the
problem since my NS 4.x browser on Win98 couldn't even download the
program files; it needed MSIE.

> Also, expander is available for Win and Linux as well as Mac. Decode it
> there and transfer the files via appletalk. ;)

        I'm working on this approach right now. At least their Windows
app is a self-extracting executable.

        It's a good thing I'm a patient fellow...:)

	-Mike Melanson

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