Isn't gzip compatible with .zip files?

Joao Clemente jpcl at
Sat Jun 23 22:21:39 PDT 2001

I somehow always though I could
 gzip -d
.zip files like the ones from winzip... But I think I was wrong... So , what
is needed to unzip / zip those fles?

Maybe only some flags added to tar/gzip command ? Or it's really needed
"unzip" and "zip" ?

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