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Recommendations when creating packs to distribute extensions:
Name it with extension type and version at end
* com_extensionxyz_v1.0.zip * mod_extensionxyz_v1.0.zip * plg_extensionxyz_v1.0.zip
If creating zip/tar files that require unzipping prior to install name the zip accordingly:
It's strongly recommended to use Package ( and higher) for multiple extensions. This avoids unpacking and is easily installable.
Please do test the zip/tar file and install it in a Joomla test server before release your file.