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Authored by: dhrakar on Aug 23, '03 03:20:35PM
Having used the ln command many times in the past, I'm still doubtful ;-) For the purposes of ln, source refers to the original, existing file or directory and target refers to the destination. That is, the intent is to use target as a substitute for source. Thus, you could look at it like
ln -s file-i-want-to-get-to local-file-substitute
So, in your case, you want to get to the 'real' trash location when you go to ~/.Trash so ./Trash becomes the target and not the source. Yes, it can be confusing :-/

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