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Author eric.araujo
Recipients Ankur.Ankan, berker.peksag, brandon-rhodes, eric.araujo, ezio.melotti, kyle, lars.gustaebel, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka
Date 2013-03-07.17:12:13
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Yeah, that’s always the discussion when writing a Python utility that has a unix equivalent: do you want to be familiar to Python users or to the unix tool users?

I don’t have a strong opinion.  I think unix users would have no reason to use python -m tarfile, and windows users won’t have the expectation that the interface is the same as tar—unless they are unix people who are using a windows machine for whatever reason.  If it were me, I’d just start with python -m tarfile --help, so I’d have no expectations :)
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