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Re: [found the culprit]

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: [found the culprit]
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:01:01 -0500

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  > I think this distinction (unpacking vs decompressing) is too subtle.

They don't seem even similar to me.  tar xf  and  gunzip  are not
at all similar in spirit.

  > That is, should Z on a zip archive just change its compression
  > mode to store, without extracting the files?

If there is such a thing as compression mode in a zip archive (I don't
know), that would make sense.

Dr Richard Stallman
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