From: Chris Hyde (slugger@CRYOGEN.FERRIS.EDU)
Date: 04/29/98

> With .gz files especially, I've noticed that, if you use Netscape or
> similar browser to download snippets and/or archives, then the file
> becomes majorly corrupted and unusable.  I heartily suggest for all the
> newer coders out there to use BINARY transit when FTP-ing, because for
> some reason, browsers seem to not like .gz files.

When trying to download a .gz file, instead of directly left-clicking on
the link, RIGHT-CLICK on the link and select 'Save Link As...'.
Otherwise, Netscape tries to open the file in the browser window, which
corrupts it(I think thats why it gets corrupted anyway).

Llewelyn of ERENDOR

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