On Tue, 24 Aug 2010 03:25:20 -0700 (PDT), "m.niinimaki"
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This is true of ANY two command line or library tools. The best you
can hope for is you get the same contents when you fluff them back up.
Each utility is using its proprietary tweaks to the compression.
Further, Java fails to fill in all the indexing fields.
If you need binary identicality, you will need to run your zipper via
the commandline/exec interface. See
bit fancier than the one that comes bundled.
Roedy Green Canadian Mind Products
You encapsulate not just to save typing, but more importantly, to make it easy and safe to change the code later, since you then need change the logic in only one place. Without it, you might fail to change the logic in all the places it occurs.