Re: zipped UCD

From: Theo Veenker (
Date: Mon Mar 21 2005 - 04:07:47 CST

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    Asmus Freytag wrote:
    > At 01:09 AM 3/21/2005, Theo Veenker wrote:
    >> Hi,
    >> In it says
    >> "Zipped versions of UCD data files for Version 4.1.0 are posted in:
    >> Will the zipped folder contain all data files for all UCD versions
    >> or just the files the UCD maintainers consider worth zipping.
    > The intent is that the zipped folder for each version provides the
    > same information as the unzipped folder.

    Ah, great!

    > However, the Unihan database is a large chunk of the UCD that's not
    > needed by everyone. Therefore, it will be zipped separately.
    > That struck us as the correct balance between convenience of
    > getting the files and not forcing people to download
    > more than they actually want to use.

    Sounds very reasonable.


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