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04-03-13, 07:26 AM
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Supporting RAR wouldn't make much sense... neither WoWI nor Curse allow uploads in any format other than ZIP, so it would just bulk up the client with the inclusion of another decompression library that wouldn't really benefit anyone.
If you're downloading from some author's personal site, there's not really any good reason for them to use RAR instead of ZIP -- support for the latter is built into every modern operating system, while they need to go download a third-party utility to open RAR files. The small difference in the size of the final file just isn't enough to justify the hassle for the average WoW addon user.
I thought WoWI supported RAR I know i've accidently uploaded a few of my addons in rar files from time to time.
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