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Re: [proposal] --targets command line option

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2002-02-28 19:43:45 CET

On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 01:32:16PM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
> I think in true unix fashion, doing this is best:
> 1. Each line is a seperate argument
> 2. We only use this for file/url options. Not things like "-m" That's
> too confusing about what to expect in the file.
> This way we can assume what the file will contain, and know what it will
> be used for. We can also just use \n and \r to parse it (simple, works).
> I don't want --targets becoming a general way to pass a crap load of
> arguments to svn, when the command line works fine for them, else svn
> starts to become an interpreter. If people need that kind of ease, write
> a GUI :)


keep it simple. just enough to get the job done and no more.


garrett rooney                     Unix was not designed to stop you from 
rooneg@electricjellyfish.net       doing stupid things, because that would  
http://electricjellyfish.net/      stop you from doing clever things.
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