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Re: Bug#296279: ITP: tarp -- small script adding progress bar support for GNU tar

#include <hallo.h>
* Verdan [Tue, Feb 22 2005, 11:01:50PM]:

> Well, for telling truth, I agree it's small, or seem to be small, but in
> my opinion it works quite nice (with medium-large archives) and can be
> usefull. I'm not convinced if it would work well in group of
> other tools (as Eduard Bloch has written) because it requires a specific
> alias for tar and manpage read ;) despite its simplicity.

And that explains... what? Your refusal to understand that the package
creates almost more metadata than the code it contains, beeing
interesting for only few users? Or that tar is an essential package

<asuffield> we should have a button on every computer marked "?", and
  connected to twenty pounds of semtex, and then let evolution take its
  course                                    // quote from #debian-devel

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