0> I wrote:

>> I'd really, really like it to write to the target files in-place, as it
>> should by the Principle of Least Surprise.

0> In article <20090519222035.ga10...@localhost.localdomain>,
0> Eugeniy Meshcheryakov <URL:mailto:eu...@debian.org> ("Eugeniy") wrote:

Eugeniy> Well, for me it will be writing to a temporary file, and then
Eugeniy> renaming it.

I think it's probably better practice for the temporary file to be in
$TMP - but there's no best "Right Answer" here.  Look at Emacs for
backup file creation options gone mad!

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