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Issue with new QWI compression

Users have brought to our attention a problem with the new BZIP2-compressed files. It appears that Winzip (versions through 16.0) cannot successfully decompress these files (despite claims to support the format). 7-zip (versions through 9.20) has no such problems, but we are looking into other [...]

[QWIPU] Change in compression format for QWI download files

Given last year's addition of two additional QWI tabulation types (by age and education, and by race and ethnicity), the average size of a single release of QWI tabulations has increased from around 100GB to over 300GB. As a consequence, we have reduced the window of previous releases that we keep available on our download [...]