Hi Brad,

Regarding the compression on the AS/400 side, Qshell (command QSH) provides
the jar command which produces PKzip/Winzip compatible files, and can
decmpress them.

If I had an AS400, the transparent compression would sound good, as long as
it produced a CD that (in a pinch) could be read and decompressed in the
AS400's CD reader (OPT01 or whatever).

Peter Dow
Dow Software Services, Inc.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Brad Jensen" <brad@elstore.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 04, 2001 2:54 PM
Subject: Writing multiple CD volumes for the AS/400?

> I have a neat little product, Niagra CD Recorder, that plugs
> into an AS/400 and looks like a tape dirve. You savlib to it, it
> writes it out to a CD Recorder.

> You cannot read that CD on an AS/400 directly, but - but - there
> are c libraries to do this sort of compression. If IBM would put
> the decompression in the AS/400 side, I would use the same on my
> side to create the CDs.
> And the other thing I can do is stand in the middle between the
> tape connection and the CD, and transparently decompress it (and
> fix my multiple volume problem also.)
> (Pat pending.)

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