Originally Posted by Jellby
I use command-line zip in linux, so it's probably a bit different, but what I do is:
1. Create the zip file only with "mimetype", and set to no compression.
2. Add the rest of the files with maximum compression.
i use winrar, so no command line. i usually create an empty zip file, then add the mimetype only and in the dialogue box specify "no compression". then you can add all the other files after, and specify compression for them.