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Author eric.araujo
Recipients Ankur.Ankan, berker.peksag, brandon-rhodes, eric.araujo, ezio.melotti, kyle, lars.gustaebel, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2013-03-08.15:04:04
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> Users of the TAR format usually come from UNIX,
> so using the same command line options should not be so surprising.
Not sure about that: they could be Python users wanting to unpack a tarball sdist.  That said, there is no harm in being compatible, and I like your small list of options.

FTR Lars said that he prefered compat with the zipfile CLI, which is:

Usage: -l        # Show listing of a zipfile -t        # Test if a zipfile is valid -e target # Extract zipfile into target dir -c src ... # Create zipfile from sources
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