live and learn

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Sat Jun 12 08:36:07 PDT 2010

Simon Geard wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-06-11 at 13:16 -0500, Mike McCarty wrote:
>> Use a red colored prompt when running with root authorization.
> Oh yes, I can't agree with that one enough. Not that you want to
> accidentally run "rm -rf ~" as *any* user,

I run 'rm *~'  often enough.   I am always careful not to get a space 
between the * and the ~.

I suppose I ought to disable backups in vim because I never recall using 

   -- Bruce

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