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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-1234054

(misc) The .zip suffix for class file archives needs to change.

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      1.2beta4
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      sparc
    • OS:
      solaris_2.4
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      Lots of Windows users (or at least CompuServe users) immediately unzip all zipped files, or else delete them as installation debris. If we went back to .jar (or some other suffix), they'd leave the classes.zip file alone. READMEs won't help -- these folk are conditioned.

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            • Assignee:
              apalanissunw Anand Palaniswamy (Inactive)
              Reporter:
              tballsunw Tom Ball (Inactive)
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