Re: [R] [OT] Open source archive program on windows

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2008 18:36:35 -0500

On 27/01/2008 4:46 PM, David Scott wrote:
> I am looking for a recommendation for an open source competitor to Winzip.
> I seem to recall Brian Ripley mentioning one in the last year or so, but
> couldn't find it in the mail archives. (Searching on Ripley there is
> somehow not terribly useful.)

The R toolset includes the Info-zip program zip and unzip. These are open source, but not exactly competitors to Winzip, in that they are command-line only.

Duncan Murdoch mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Sun 27 Jan 2008 - 23:43:18 GMT

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