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Zipped Archive Metadata:Edit

Since a great deal of different types of files can be delivered in a zipped archive, (source code, backuped documents, digital albums, etcetera) there should be a standard way of assinging meta data so that the intended use of the package can be automatically established without unpacking and studying the entire archive.

The simplist method is to have a (possibly hidden) file in the archive that describes it in a way that a simple program can interpret. Said file could give the archive a keyword to describe its function, a user readable name, copyright and License statement, etcetera.

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