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Re: svn up -p

From: Nuutti Kotivuori <naked_at_iki.fi>
Date: 2002-11-05 21:21:03 CET

Karl Fogel wrote:
> Vladimir Prus <ghost@cs.msu.su> writes:
>> > And don't call the option "-p". Short options are in short supply
>> > :-), and I don't suppose this usage is common enough to warrant
>> > :one.
>> Actually, I've almost implemented this, and yes, I did not use "-p"
>> option. It's "--print-only".
> 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 :-)

-- Naked

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