FIXED 7zip for attachments

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by zoogie, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. zoogie
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    zoogie simple pimp tool

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    Please allow 7zip (.7z) for file attachments. In some cases the file size savings are dramatic.

    Just right now, I have a folder of about 70+ .bins that take up 2.1 MBs in rar, and only 28K total in 7zip. This is because both rar and zip are stupid and don't check for interfile similarities.

    The 7zip compression format benefits the user with convenience, and the site admin with bandwidth costs.
     
  2. migles

    migles Mei the sexiest bae

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    while this is not implemented, for now you can cheat by putting a 7z inside a rar or zip :rofl2:
     
  3. zoogie
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    I knnnnooowww that and I've done it, but it's a nuisance for the user (and me). :P
     
    Last edited by zoogie, Jan 23, 2016
  4. tj_cool

    tj_cool Site dev

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    7z is now whitelisted

    For bigger files, I recommend using FileTrip, though.
     
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