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Re: Bug#220930: ITP: unace -- De-archiver for .ace files

On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 03:09:17PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:

| Hmm, do you mean that *you* don't speak about de-archivers?
| [ This is the first time I hear about this in 6 years ].
| Google says:
| dearchiver   391 hits
| de-archiver 1660 hits
| unarchiver  1240 hits
| un-archiver 1500 hits
| This is biased of course, since I'm sure many of the hits come from
| the unzip package itself. Perhaps we should ask in debian-l10n-english.

I'm a native English speaker and I don't believe I've ever heard the
term de-archiver; its meaning is clear, but it sounds 'wrong'.  The
hyphen, especially, looks out of place.   "Unarchiver" is what I'd use
if I had to coin a word for it, but I don't believe that's a common
English word either.

I'd suggest something along the lines of "tool for extracting ACE
archives" instead.



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