Author christian.heimes
Recipients christian.heimes, pitrou, r.david.murray, rhdv, serhiy.storchaka, shashank
Date 2012-11-04.13:48:57
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From the zlib FAQ:

38. How can I encrypt/decrypt zip files with zlib?

    zlib doesn't support encryption. The original PKZIP encryption is very weak
    and can be broken with freely available programs. To get strong encryption,
    use GnuPG, , which already includes zlib compression.
    For PKZIP compatible "encryption", look at

I don't see the point of a weak and easily breakable encryption.
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