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Re: reposted feature request: assume 'help' as the argument when none is given and at least one is required

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-01-28 02:15:59 CET

Julian Foad wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote:
>> "svn" is a meaningless errorful invocation. So, you get a message to
>> that effect.
>> Errors should never auto-display usage, because then the error gets
>> easily lost, made much less visible compared to the large help text.
> I agree with that philosophy. Sadly, we don't follow it consistently.
> For
> example, "svn copy a b c" gives no error message but instead gives the
> full
> help text for "svn copy".
> Would anyone object to us following that philosophy consistently? ("svn
> copy
> a b c" would then give an error message and not show the full help text.)



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