ComponentOne Zip for .NET
C1.C1Zip.4.5.2 Assembly / C1.C1Zip Namespace / ZipEncoding Class
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    ZipEncoding Class
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    Encoding used for entry names and comments. The default encoding is UTF-8.
    Syntax
    Public Class ZipEncoding 
    public class ZipEncoding 
    Remarks
    This class does not affect compression, it's just used to encode and decode entry names and comments. The initial version of ZIP format did not support UTF-8. So, some old zip utilities might not recognise this format. Change Encoding property to some other value if you need backward compatibility. Note that Encoding.Default seems like a logical choice but doesn't really work for international locales. Instead, we need to create an encoding using the current OEMCodePage. That allows accents and international characters to be used in file names (like the zip built into Windows, allows names such as "Åland.txt", "Äiti.txt", "Würth.txt", etc.).
    Inheritance Hierarchy

    System.Object
       C1.C1Zip.ZipEncoding

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