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>Foremost's authors have recommended that practitioners use Scalpel instead of Foremost.  
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I think this was in the past, but foremost is still being maintained and developed and may yield even better results than scalpel today. --[[User:Jr|Jr]] 14:58, 18 April 2009 (UTC)
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: As one of the original developers of Foremost I'm curious why you think it's better than [[Scalpel]]. The last update to Foremost was in October 2008. As far as I know [[Nick Mikus]] would be the only person maintaining it. Perhaps you should ask him what the status is. [[User:Jessek|Jessek]] 17:53, 20 April 2009 (UTC)
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The gzip file (.gz) format consists of:
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* a 10-byte header, containing a magic number (1f 8b), a version number and a timestamp
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* optional extra headers, such as the original file name,
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* a body, containing a DEFLATE-compressed payload
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* an 8-byte footer, containing a CRC-32 checksum and the length of the original uncompressed data.
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== External Links ==
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* [http://www.gzip.org/format.txt The gzip file format], by the [http://www.gzip.org/ gzip project]
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* [http://www.gzip.org/algorithm.txt The gzip compression algorithm], by the [http://www.gzip.org/ gzip project]
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* [http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1952 RFC1952: GZIP file format specification version 4.3], by [[IETF]]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gzip Wikipedia: gzip]
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[[Category:File Formats]]

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The gzip file (.gz) format consists of:

  • a 10-byte header, containing a magic number (1f 8b), a version number and a timestamp
  • optional extra headers, such as the original file name,
  • a body, containing a DEFLATE-compressed payload
  • an 8-byte footer, containing a CRC-32 checksum and the length of the original uncompressed data.

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