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Subject: Re: Moving archieves - Here¨s the recipe, how to do it...

Re: Moving archieves - Here¨s the recipe, how to do it...

From: Michael E. DiFebbo <medifebbo_at_rcn.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 09:15:17 -0500

Christian Marg wrote:
> Well, for users that had any experience with Linux's or other Unixes'
> shells it would be logical to call the function "move" and not "rename":
> In an unix shell you'll use "mv" (Move) to rename a file.
>
> Just a suggestion. Anyway, if it is described in the users manual, it's
> ok. As long as we can say "read-the-fine-manual" to anyone that asks ;)
>
>
>
In my opinion, it's better to make the function intuitive so that users
don't have to ask. To me, "rename" is more intuitive than "move" if we
have to pick one or the other. However, is there any reason that it
couldn't be called "rename/move"?
Received on 2006-01-16

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