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Re: path vs. file name

From: Karl Berry
Subject: Re: path vs. file name
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2009 18:36:37 -0500

Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2009 04:06:37 -0500
From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
To: address@hidden (Karl Berry)
Subject: Re: address@hidden: path vs. file name]

AMS wrote:

    Would it be possible to change the following to allow for both `path'
    and `file name' to be suggested and remove the discouragement for
    using `path' to refer to file names?  It is infact incorrect, since we
    use the term path for file names in many GNU programs already.

This is no reason to change a good decision.
Can you find those programs, and ask their maintainers to fix the usage?

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