Subject: Re: upgrade to mv
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lucio De Re <email@example.com>
Date: 08/15/2001 18:35:46
On Wed, Aug 15, 2001 at 06:17:05PM +0200, Matthias Buelow wrote:
> >It's nice to know that commands with this functionality have
> >been introduced, despite the "but it's not Unix!" attitude we
> >all seem to suffer from in some degree or other :-)
> The "Right Thing", of course, would be to write a 1-line shell alias
> or script to perform this action.
> Heaping redundant features on simple commands will end up in something
> like BSD's cat(1).
Or a "rename" flavour with different semantics - a simple alias
may be a little limiting. I miss, for example, MS-DOS's
REN *.cob *.dis
or some such. Not Unix, but useful.