2012
05.30

Ever wondered what’s the deal with *.xsiaddon files? What are they?

Well, they’re good ol’ XML with a bit of metadata and the files embedded in them are compressed with the zlib library and base64 encoded for safe plaintext storage.

How would we parse such a file? Check this out:

Easy as that! šŸ˜€

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  1. Cool script! The only problem with this technique is that it loses the directory structure in the process.

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