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On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 03:25:57PM -0500, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 December 2004 3:13 pm, David Hummel wrote:
> > It's generally a bad idea to give a script the same name as a system
> > command (unless it's some kind of wrapper for that command, and even
> > then be careful).  Just add .sh, .bash, .pl, whatever.
> I actually discuss this in the Linux course I teach.  If you noted,
> the name of the script is Kill. Yes, would work very nicely
> too, but Kill is more into the Unix paradigm where every command
> should be a few letters to type as possible. (Comes from my ASR33
> days).

I think this is pretty much a non-issue with command completion in
modern shells like bash.


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