RFC 1952

GZIP file format specification version 4.3, May 1996

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc1952.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
P. Deutsch
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC1952

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Abstract

This specification defines a lossless compressed data format that is compatible with the widely used GZIP utility. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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