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Re: [found the culprit]

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: [found the culprit]
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:55:38 -0500

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I agree with you about what Z should do, but there is an additional

The meaning of Z is to compress or uncompress.  Extracting an archive is
a different operation; it is semantically incoherent for Z to extract
an archive.

If we want a Dired command to extract archives, we should add one.
It can handle .tgz files as well as .tar files and other archive types.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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