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"7z" is the name brand of a very popular laxative in Estonia. Just kidding (and we are nowhere near Friday).
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 Lee Fisher
Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 2:57 PM
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Is "untar" an acceptable verb?
> [...] the only issue I can see with using "untar" [...]
Untar makes perfect sense to me.
However, where do you draw the line about which tools to use as a verb?
It sounds like tar and zip are on the short list. But what about: gz, tgz, bzip2, rar, 7z, XZ, lzma, as well as platform-centric cousins like:
cab, jar, apk, xpi, etc? They come and go over the years.
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