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On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 12:05 AM, Marc Heiler <shevegen / linuxmail.org> wrote:

> You can use aliases in bash. I currently have almost 16.000 aliases.
>
>
O.o


> Even if natural languages, you use aliases. It can be confusing
> too. In german, if you say "Bank", you either mean a bank where
> you can put money into on an account, or you mean a bank which is
> similar to a bench, where you can sit down. The context determines
> which one is valid.
>
>
That's not an alias, that's a namespace. A real world example would be like
color and colour.


> When like 5 people need to use something, and code
> something
> on their own which has 95% overlapping functionality, I'd automatically
> throw it into stdlib.


What's wrong with gems?


> Come to think about it, a programming language
> designed and shared completely on git + github would be awesome.


Ruby source is on github (https://github.com/ruby/ruby) and almost all
gems' source is on github.

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