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Re: [PATCH]: Was [PROPOSAL] Takeover Take 2

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2006-06-30 02:38:50 CEST

Paul Burba wrote:
> Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> wrote on 06/27/2006 07:51:21 PM:
[...]
>>We should seriously consider adding a more specific command-line option name
>>too. It's pure chance that the three commands you wanted to add
>>this behaviour
>>to didn't already have "--force" options for some other purpose.
>
> One man's pure chance is another's serendipity. Seriously, I have no
> strong objections to a new option, but wouldn't this be a problem with
> *any* new behavior associated with --force? Is it simply the ill-defined
> nature of --force in general that concerns you?
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2006-05/0143.shtml

Yes, I advocate creating a new, well-defined command-line option for each new
behaviour, not just this one.

Have a good trip to the woods and don't do computer stuff unless you're really
stuck for anything else! Teach yourself a new song or a poem, or try to
whittle yourself a wooden spoon using a knife...

- Julian

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