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~ is not an alias!
Authored by: babbage on May 21, '01 02:51:58PM

Seems to me that the best habit is "cd ~" though. It's still pretty short (I'm not
gonna complain about going from 2 to 4 characters) and it can be the basis of a lot
of other shortcuts: "cd ~/bin", "(cd ~/Applications/setiathome/ ; ./setiathome) &",
"vi ~/Library/Preferences/", "ls ~/Documents", etc. Having
the tilde in there by habit makes things pretty easy to remember.

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