Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/usr.bin/find
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/07/2007 16:59:15
On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 07:50:10AM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Thor Lancelot Simon <> writes:
> > On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 07:10:51AM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> >> 
> >> SODA Noriyuki <> writes:
> >> >> "make -rm an alias for -delete"
> >> >
> >> > I think adding this "-rm" alias is a bad idea.
> >> > (On the other hand, I'm one who asked Elad to add the -delete option.)
> >> 
> >> It is convenient.
> >
> > And I have had "ll" aliased to "ls -l" for almost two decades.  I,
> > personally, find this convenient.  I will commit /usr/bin/ll in a few
> > minutes if nobody objects.
> >
> > Personal preference is no reason to gunk up the system with redundant
> > features.
> There are two schools of thought here. One of them is that we would be
> better off removing everything that wasn't in v7. The other is that
> making life more convenient for the users leads to a more pleasant
> operating system.
> If you want to run v7, though, it is available for download.

Clearly, you're right.  What can I say?

I will endeavor, then, to do my part towards more convenient life for
the users and a more pleasant operating system.

 Thor Lancelot Simon	                            
   But as he knew no bad language, he had called him all the names of common
 objects that he could think of, and had screamed: "You lamp!  You towel!  You
 plate!" and so on.              --Sigmund Freud