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Re: svn up -p

From: Andreas J. Koenig <andreas.koenig_at_anima.de>
Date: 2002-11-06 09:20:05 CET

>>>>> On Tue, 05 Nov 2002 19:54:56 -0600, "B. W. Fitzpatrick" <fitz@red-bean.com> said:

>> > I believe the "-p" in CVS stood for "pipe", as in "pipe to stdout".
>> > Something involving "pipe" might be better; if you use
>> > "--print-only", people are going to think it has something to do
>> > with their printer.
>>
>> I think the important word here is 'stdout', not pipe. People need to
>> realize that the file comes out of the standard output.
>>
>> But that's just me :-)

> I agree. is --stdout too weird/unix centric?

Has anybody considered a "print" command instead? Re-using "update"
for a purpose that has nothing to do with updating seems odd to me.

-- 
andreas
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