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Re: small Eshell docfix

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: small Eshell docfix
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2004 19:45:03 -0400
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On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 04:28:36PM -0700, John Wiegley wrote:
> Which begs the question: What is wrong with the current default?  All
> this discussion seems to have sprung from an unfortunate reference to
> UNIX in the docstring.  How about we just fix the docstring, and leave
> the code alone?

Huh?  It's different that what other unix shells use -- people are used to
`\' suppressing aliases, so it's only natural that they'll try it in eshell.

As to your point about aliases vs. eshell builtins, I have no idea.  I'm not
sure whether people really care about the distinction or not (personally I
only use \ in specific well-known circumstances; given my restricted usage,
I'd probably be happy enough if \ only suppressed aliases).

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