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Re: [xml-dev] Packaging (was Re: [xml-dev] Interoperability)

> The problem is
> that ZIP is non-streaming -- you have to download the entire zip file
> before you can start processing it, since the directory information is
> at the end.

Each member in the ZIP file has a header, so you can read the members 
without reading the header first. The JDK has a class that reads a ZIP file 
from a stream:


Also, HTTP 1.1 has byte-ranges, which means, at least using HTTP 1.1, you 
don't have to download the entire zip file even if you need to get the