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Re: cmd line stuff (was: CVS update: ...)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-10-18 18:29:13 CEST

It seems there is widespread agreement that having two namespaces for
options, one global and one command-local, is a bad idea. I've
updated client/README accordingly.

-K

RADICS Peter <mitch@deneb.lbcons.net> writes:
> On Tue, Oct 17, 2000 at 01:02:44PM -0700, Matthew Braithwaite wrote:
> [SNIP]
> > Sure -- Karl's statement that -d does in fact cause confusion is absolutely
> > sufficient reason to change it. Until this moment I had no idea that there
> [SNIP]
>
> How about using -R for repository (instead of -d as in CVS). -r is used
> a lot in CVS, so changing that is not a good idea, but -R is almost
> never used, since it's the same as the default behaviour (recursive).
>
> And I also support the idea of not having "global" and "command local"
> options, that's why -r and -r clash. uhm. whatever. :)
>
> cheers,
> mitch
> --
> // RADICS Peter <mitch_at_lbcons.net> (http://lbcons.net)
> //
> // "If human beings don't keep exercising their lips,
> // their brains start working." -- Ford Prefect
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