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Re: Book and command line option inconsistency

From: <cmpilato_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2002-12-10 16:09:05 CET

"B. W. Fitzpatrick" <fitz@red-bean.com> writes:

> Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com> writes:
> > I noticed that the book has inconsistent command line option spacing
> > with a space or no space after the -r option:
> >
> > .
> > .
> > .
> >
> > Subversion handles both just fine, but should we refer to one usage
> > over the other? I'm not a fan of the -rXXX:YYY and visually prefer
> > to see the whitespace in there.
>
> I agree. Ben? Mike? If we have a consensus, let's just make sure we
> put it in doc/book/HACKING.

+1. Blair, please feel free to make a sweeping unification change,
and to add such to HACKING.

> Oh, and what did we decide WRT shortopts usages vs longopts usage in
> the book?

I think we all agreed that we should use "--long-opt (-l)" in the
prose, and the shortopts in the examples. Another item for HACKING.

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