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

From: Bruce Korb <bkorb_at_sco.COM>
Date: 2000-10-18 21:46:24 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:
>
> Sorry -- I agreed too fast with the original post, and am now agreeing
> (more slowly and thoughtfully) with Jonathan's refutation of it.
>
> He's right, we should be standard if we can. Also, it's very
> convenient to allow options and arguments mixed -- that way if you
> forgot something, you can just type it wherever you are and not worry.

Well, the standard also disallows intermixing.
Also, I do think it depends on how you conceptualize the command line.
IF `svn' is considered a shell (which is the way the discussion
seems to be leading), THEN what follows on the line is a command
and its options and arguments. The command and its opts & args *does*
follow the convention^H^H^H^Hstandard. :-)
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:11 2006

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