On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 9:26 AM, Nick Sabalausky < seewebsitetocontac...@semitwist.com> wrote:
> The only downside I face is that extracting archives from those trying to > workaround ill-behaved extractors results in an extra superfluous > directory. An annoyance (well, a pet-peeve TBH), but clearly not anywhere > near as bad. > > I just don't see how it could *possibly* make any sense to NOT do it this > way. > > Well, that's my rant about it, anyway. ;) > > :) on Ubuntu the default extractor always creates a new directory and if it finds a single directory inside that new directory after extraction is moves that directory out of the new directory and deletes the now empty new directory.