How do I join two .rar folders?

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Mon Jan 19 22:10:05 UTC 2009


Ignazio Palmisano wrote:
> More relevant question: as far as I know rarring or zipping lossy
> formats is not a great space saver (the formats are already compressed
> themselves), so why bother with rar? I know it's common to find movies
> on p2p networks in that form, but I don't see the point in keeping them
> that way after th download.

The point is that rar can split files into several parts. These (small) 
parts can be sent via email even if the mail provider(s) don't allow huge 
attachments. For p2p distribution or ftp / http download there is no 
advantage because these protocols allow to continue an interrupted 
download.


Nils




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