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From: techwr-l-bounces+lporrello=illumina -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+lporrello=illumina -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Peter Sturgeon
Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 12:12 PM
To: jeff -dot- scattini -at- gmail -dot- com; techwrl
Subject: RE: Is "untar" an acceptable verb?
Acceptable to whom? Have used that word on Unix and Linux for many, many years without any pangs of doubt.
> Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 12:07:10 -0700
> Subject: Is "untar" an acceptable verb?
> From: jeff -dot- scattini -at- gmail -dot- com
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Hi all,
> I started a new contract a little while ago, and the software in
> question can be delivered by TAR (.tgz) files.
> Is the term "untar" acceptable the same way you can "unzip" a
> collection of files? A quick search in Google seems to suggest that it
> is acceptable, but I wanted to throw the question to a TARgeted (sorry) audience of techwr-lrs.
> Jeff Scattini
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