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Re: alias problem -- conflict found

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: alias problem -- conflict found
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 09:22:59 -0400
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On 7/9/19 11:24 PM, L A Walsh wrote:

> ----
>     Why?  What makes clarity "horrible".  If someone didn't know shell's
> way of assigning different attributes to 'declare', vs. most languages
> having
> different keywords or variable notations would be more familiar.

Clarity is fine, but it's an individual thing, and requires additional
context. If it makes things easier for you, great, but one of the things
you have to sacrifice is the ability for other people to help you figure
things out.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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