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Message from a Mac User

In infotech consulting everyone wants "insight," but nobody really knows either what that is or how to trigger it. Here's an email exchange that might open a window or two in your mind.

Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 10:18:32 -0400
Subject: Re: only 61MB...
Mime-Version: 1.0 (Apple Message framework v553)

I'm a Mac user - we just double click and things work (of course)...

On Thursday, April 21, 2005, at 08:06 AM, Paul Murphy wrote:

> It compressed to only 61MB so I've attached it. To recreate the
> original files and directory, save the file to your home directory,
> and open a command window, then:
> % gunzip ua_sas.tar
> % tar -xvf ua_sas.tar
> This will unpack everything in a subdir called ua_sas_files

A model for the rest of us?

Paul Murphy wrote and published The Unix Guide to Defenestration. Murphy is a 25-year veteran of the I.T. consulting industry, specializing in Unix and Unix-related management issues.