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Alucard
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File compression discarded from 1.5?

First of all congratulations for your new website! (and sorry for my awful english)
It´s been a wonderful surprise and permanent additon for the bookmarks).

I just wanted to ask if begining with 1.5 (about 16 Mb vs. the 8Mb of the RC3) the file compression (.exe, .jar, etc..) has been definitively discarded for the future releases of Portable Firefox due to the update system or if you may ever consider to relese a compressed version (even if it would lack the option to autoupdate).

Just curiosity, please do not consider a complaint or anything like that.
Thank you again for your work.

John T. Haller
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Yes, for updates..

The decision was made so that updating can still work. The update system does partial binary patches, so they wouldn't work on a compressed app. I'll be releasing my compression scripts soon so you can do it yourself, though.

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Will you be using this: http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Main_Page for the installer?
http://83p.unitedti.org

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Probably

There's a pretty good chance, yes. I may do a self-extracting archive temporarily, though, as non-techies have trouble with ZIP files sometimes. I'd still make the zip available, though.

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