Author pitrou
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Date 2010-12-29.23:14:21
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> Do Python devs really view gzip and bz2 as two totally completely
> different animals?  They both have the same functionality and would be
> used for the same kinds of things.   Maybe I'm missing something.

Well, the reality of divergent implementation strategies trumps the
theory of API compatibility :) The approach taken by bz2 is IMO
regrettable, but it's not a ten minutes job to write it again from
scratch.
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