Gzip is an actively used binary data format created in 1992. gzip is a file format and a software application used for file compression and decompression. The program was created by Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler as a free software replacement for the compress program used in early Unix systems, and intended for use by GNU (the "g" is from "GNU"). Version 0.1 was first publicly released on 31 October 1992, and version 1.0 followed in February 1993.. Read more on Wikipedia...
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- the Gzip website
- the Gzip wikipedia page
- Gzip first appeared in 1992
- See also: c, unix, freebsd, html, rfc
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Last updated July 22nd, 2019