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Re: [PATCH] Add -V as a synonym for --version

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-07-26 18:03:34 CEST

On Mon, Jul 26, 2004 at 08:29:30AM -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Patrik Rådman <pradman@abo.fi> writes:
> > Really? Not a single one? I found at least the following programs on my
> > system where -V means version: (There are more, I stopped looking after
> > finding these.)
> I'm familiar with that not-quite-universal convention too... But I
> agree with Greg and others that we should be sparing of single-letter
> options. Let's save -V.

Especially if we're going to eventually promote svn version instead of
svn --version.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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