Minor text updates for fluxbox and OOo
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Apr 28 19:52:47 PDT 2006
DJ Lucas wrote:
> Andrew Benton wrote:
>> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>> I thought about that. I really don't like `TAR ball'. tarball in itself
>>> is pretty much slang. What do you think of 'tar archive'?
>> Didn't tar originally mean tape archiver? So wouldn't that make a tar
>> archive a tape archiver archive?
> Glad to know I wasn't the only one thinking that. I just bit my tounge
> on it and shouldn't have.
But tar is an application in itself. Its not an acronym. There is
always 'file in tar format' but that's a little cumbersome. Sounds like
leaving it as a tarball is the way to go for now. We might want to
consider a change if we ever wanted to publish a paper copy of BLFS.
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