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

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2007-07-25 21:53:06 CEST

On Tue, 2007-07-24 at 19:45 -0700, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Hmm, I don't think "important" vs "mundane" is the issue here. The
> issue is that "-l" is a very valuable piece of the option space, being
> a lower-case letter. As useful as --limit is, I'm not sure we should
> use up "-l" on it, especially since "-L" is still available.

My main concern is that --limit is only used with one subcommand, and I
think most of our single-letter options are used with several commands.
Though -u and -x are exceptions, and I guess it would be pretty painful
if they weren't.

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