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Dividing the Linux desktop
LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
That extra switch is nice. However according to the coreutils changelog, --preserver-root was made the default of rm on 2006-02-09 (didn't check to which version it applies).
That 2004 blog entry is after the Solaris guys successfully changed POSIX, which I assume takes its own extra time.
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