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Re: Susu and Rum patch for coreutils-5.2.1

From: Alpt
Subject: Re: Susu and Rum patch for coreutils-5.2.1
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2005 19:21:43 +0200
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On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 09:48:50AM -0600, <Bob Proulx>:
~> Alpt wrote:
~> > Ok, let's rephrase it: if you crashed with your car and you're still
~> > alive then, even if you are experienced, you can still crash with
~> > it. no? eheh ^_.
~> Every so often I make a mistake.  Everyone does.  This is similar to
~> making a mistake with a wood chisel in the wookshop or a knife in the
~> kitchen.  In those cases you can injure yourself.  Woodworking tools
~> and kitchen knives are obviously terribly dangerous things and we must
~> all work to abolish their use!  We must make them safe so that users
~> cannot hurt themselves.  Right?  But would anyone trade in those tools
~> for "safe" versions of them?[1]

Well, if the "safe" version is intelligent and turns the blade in rubber when
it understands it will cut a finger, I think yes. (There's also the case when
the user wants to cut his finger, then he uses the double force mode :)

~> > So why don't let the user keep a list of important directories or
~> > files ?  It's just an handy option, the user can decide to use it or
~> > not, and surely it doesn't protect him totally because there are so
~> > many ways to smash the own machine, but at least it's better than
~> > nothing :)
~> Usually the user does not know the list of important directories until
~> after they have removed one.

hahaha, that's true, but maybe the ones listed here can be considered

Best Regards
"I don't know nothing" The One Who reached the Thinking Matter   '.'

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