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flake at sedum.tommyk.com flake at sedum.tommyk.com
Tue Nov 20 12:51:04 PST 2001

On 2001-11-20, Neven Has doth wrote:

> There might be a "append is less dangerous" reasoning against overwriting,
> but I'm not sure how strong that argument is. If one needs to append
> something to a file, he will be well aware that he wants to do that. ;)

Another argument supporting that there's nothing wrong with overwriting is the fact that rm, mv, cp and so on all overwrite, and without asking.  Nothing wrong with that.  Once one gets bit, one is more carefull in the future.  (yes, I've been bit  ;)



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