Re: Is "untar" an acceptable verb?

Subject: Re: Is "untar" an acceptable verb?
From: Jeff Scattini <jeff -dot- scattini -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 12:26:54 -0700

Thank you all, you've confirmed my hypothesis.

And now, back to working and lurking...

-Jeff

On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Porrello, Leonard
<lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>wrote:

> Acceptable to your grandmother.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> 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.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Jeff Scattini
> >
> >
>
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References:
Is "untar" an acceptable verb?: From: Jeff Scattini
RE: Is "untar" an acceptable verb?: From: Peter Sturgeon
RE: Is "untar" an acceptable verb?: From: Porrello, Leonard

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