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

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-07-24 18:43:49 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:
> 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...

I use it, in fact, used it last night to on svn.collab.net looking through
recent changes.

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

I would prefer -l to -L. -L just sounds like a more "important" option than -l,
  which doesn't fit with how mundane --limit is :)

Blair

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