Originally Posted by aditya3098
Maybe another extension... Any ideas?
So widely used over the years for so many different things it is nearly meaningless to (other than Apple) software but does suggest to a person that it is not something to fool with.
(Just use the "expand listing" links on that page to see full story.)
Plus, think of it as a renamed .jar, something which must have a ADITYA file inside of it or it is invalid.
Debian calls .ar archives .deb, so why not?