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Re: Command-line verbosity

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2000-10-24 22:34:38 CEST

>> It seems to me, Jim, that you really dislike screen noise --
>> especially kinds that involve gratuitous newlines, which ultimately
>> force you to vgrep up a (now really long) terminal buffer.

Maybe if more programs and kernels supported SIGSTATUS, and more users
knew about it, we wouldn't feel the need to display unnecessary
progress output.

Oh well, just a dream, not really relevant to us.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:12 2006

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