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Re: Making -l a shortcut for --limit (again)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-07-24 18:37:56 CEST

Daniel Rall <dlr@finemaltcoding.com> writes:
>> David Glasser wrote:
>>> Wee, bikeshed time!
>>> Every so often it is proposed that we make '-l' a shortcut for
>>> '--limit', specifically for 'svn log'. Here's the last time it came
>>> up:
>>> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2007-03/0476.shtml
>>> I don't think that discussion really got resolved. (Karl suggested
>>> polling users@; not sure if that ever happened.)
>>
>> The thread on users@ starts here:
>> http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2007-03/0792.shtml
>>
>> Responses were mixed, but there weren't a whole lot of them so I
>> don't know if it is very representative or not.
>
> I've almost implemented this like 20 times now. I must have this
> shortcut.

:-)

Apparently, those who use --limit use it a lot. The question is, how
many people use it at all? (Since we'd be taking -l away for all
users.) I feel like we should reserve -l for something most people
use...

How would you feel about -L instead of -l ?

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