Re: clear out insane shortnames (was: svn commit: r899499)
On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 10:55 AM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I do not see these adding any true utility to Subversion, and only
> creating a mess of options. When we started Subversion, one of the
> goals was to have a clear command line. People were absolutely
> confused by the myriad options passed to CVS (global options vs
> cmd-specific options). And in today's environment, we have things like
> 'git' with a billion subcommands and options.
> I feel that a change, like below, is sending us down the same path of
> creating a client with so many multitudes of options that it becomes
> HARD to use. Not easier.
+1. Toss all of the new "short" options. A script can happily use
the long options. It'll be clearer anyway. -- justin
Received on 2011-05-23 23:45:39 CEST
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