Free Software Foundation. See `/pub/gnu/GNUinfo/DISTRIB' and
-* What format are the *.z files in?
+* What format are the *.z files in?
Because the unix `compress' utility is patented (by two separate
patents, in fact), we cannot use it; it's not free software.
compress better anyway. As of March 1993, all compressed files in the
GNU anonymous FTP area, `prep.ai.mit.edu:/pub/gnu', have been
converted to the new format. Files compressed with this new
-compression program end in `.z' (as opposed to `compress'-compressed
+compression program end in `.z' (as opposed to `compress'-compressed
files, which end in `.Z').
Gzip can uncompress `compress'-compressed files and `pack' files
also end in `.z'). This is possible because the various
+(which end in `.z'). This is possible because the various
decompression algorithms are not patented---only compression is.
The gzip program is available from any GNU mirror site in shar, tar,