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Re: small Eshell docfix

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: small Eshell docfix
Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2004 23:31:46 -0400

      (defcustom eshell-explicit-command-char ?*
        "*If this char occurs before a command name, call it externally.
      That is, although vi may be an alias, *vi will always call the
    ! external version.  UNIX users may prefer this variable to be \\."
        :type 'character
        :group 'eshell-ext)

When it says "UNIX users", who does that mean?
Does it mean users of Solaris and BSD as opposed to GNU/Linux?
Why would they be different?

Or does it intnded to mean users of GNU/Linux, Solaris, and BSD as
opposed to Windows?  Whatever's best for GNU/Linux should be the

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