Mark A. Mandel
mamandel at UNAGI.CIS.UPENN.EDU
Mon Jun 23 15:41:20 UTC 2003
... used in the programming world to mean, apparently, ~~ 'a coherent
block of lines of text', where the text is some kind of code rather than
human-language poetry or even prose; in this case, a set of "alias"
commands. I don't know if this is a nonce use.
- Now you want to update your /etc/aliases file to include the aliases
for the new list, and forwards for the old list to the new list. Note
that these instructions are for Sendmail style alias files, adjust to
the specifics of how your MTA is set up.
o Find the lines defining the aliases for your old list's name
o Copy and paste them just below the originals.
o Change all the references of "oldname" to "newname" in the pasted
-- Mark A. Mandel
Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania
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