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December 6, 2011

Smaller than thou

devadutta @ 8:00 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1323201642 ) Play

This man developed one of the most popular file-format and the first software to create it. The software carried his initials in its name. Who is he? What did he create?

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Answer:
Phil Katz, creator of PKZIP and .ZIP file format.

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29 Responses to “Smaller than thou”

  1. Eugene Roshal and winrar


  2. Goyal
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    Phillip Walter Katz. PKZip


  3. Dibyo
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    phil katz, pkzip


  4. Phillip Katz creator of the ZIP file format


  5. Sumanth Patlolla
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    Phillip Walter Katz, the co-creator of the zip file format for data compression, and the author of PKZIP, a program for creating zip files which ran under DOS.


  6. badideabear
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    Phillip Walter Katz – PKZip! -> zip file! PK for Phil Katz.


  7. Phil Katz, creator of the ZIP format and the PKZIP software to create ZIPs


  8. Anjul
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    Phil Katz who created pkzip software and the zip format.


  9. jowens
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    Phil Katz & pkzip


  10. Rahulk
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    Phillip Walter Katz – the co-creator of the zip file format for data compression, and the author of PKZIP


  11. Manish Achuth
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    Philip Katz, PKZip.


  12. Rogi
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    Phil Katz. PKZip. Sad, sad story.


  13. rickde
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    Phil Katz
    creator of .zip and PKZIP


  14. Ananth
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    Philip Katz. zip compression, pkzip software.


  15. Amarendra Kumar
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    Phil Katz creator of ZIP format


  16. aditthya

    phil katz ZIP


  17. Bharath
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    Phil Katz, Zip, PKZIP


  18. Godzilla101

    PKZIP
    phillkatz


  19. Hitesh T S

    Phil Katz of PKZIP


  20. Mayukh Bose
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    Phil Katz of PKZip fame


  21. SV
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    Phil Katz, PKZIP


  22. shrik
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    Phil Katz, zip, PKzip.


  23. KK
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    Phillip Walter Katz
    He created zip file format and the software PKZIP for the same.


  24. Vishwas B Sharma
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    Very apt captions devadutta :)

    Philips Katz creator of .zip file format and program PKZIP to create zip files in DOS.


  25. finkle

    Phil Katz, he developed PKZIP, the famous and first ZIP-program for DOS.


  26. Bipin Banavalikar
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    Phil Katz.

    Co-creator of the zip file format for data compression, and the author of PKZIP


  27. Aditya S

    Phil Katz who developed the Zip/PKZip formats


  28. Philip Katz, .zip format and PKZIP


  29. soda buddi

    Phil Katz of the .zip fame. The software to create zip files was PKZIP.


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