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Re: conditional aliases are broken

From: Sam Steingold
Subject: Re: conditional aliases are broken
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 18:40:24 -0400
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> * Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> [2011-08-15 22:04:04 +0200]:
> Sam Steingold <address@hidden> writes:
>> Cool.  Now, what does this imply?
>    "For almost every purpose, shell functions are preferred over aliases."

so, how do I write

alias a=b

as a function?
(remember that arguments may contain spaces &c)

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