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Re: default skel files (Re: PAGER=less)

David Holland <> wrote on Sat, 15 Oct 2011
at 19:35:21 +0000 in <>:

> Other possible aliases:
>    # This asks for confirmation when deleting, but can be annoying.
>    #alias rm rm -i
>    # These are good for general safety, and not intrusive.
>    alias mv mv -i
>    alias cp cp -i

These are actively harmful, because they train users to depend on a safety
net that may not exist on other systems. That's bad.
  John Hawkinson

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