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Re: --rm-I alias to --remove-ignored

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2013 00:29:14 +0200

On Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 01:14:45AM +0300, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Daniel Shahaf wrote on Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 01:12:17 +0300:
> > Stefan Sperling wrote on Mon, Jul 01, 2013 at 23:52:10 +0200:
> > > On Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 12:37:44AM +0300, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > > > How about adding 'svn cleanup --rm-I' as a short option for 'svn cleanup
> > > > --remove-ignored'?
> > > >
> > > > Currently we have --cl as a short option for --changelist, and in the
> > > > past we decided not to add --sca as a short option for --show-copies-as-adds.
> > >
> > > There wasn't just --sca. There was a huge list of aliases that
> > > got removed again. See http://svn.apache.org/r1126808 log message
> > > and discussion linked from there.
> > >
> > > I think that adding new entries to the short options list re-opens
> > > that discussion.
> >
> > I don't think it does, because --sca (and the other options you refer
> > to) are not self-evident, but --rm-I is relatively self-evident (at
> > least the 'rm' part is).
>
> s/self-evident/self-explanatory/

If short options were self-evident we wouldn't have long option names
in the first place and no discussion about adding short aliases.
Received on 2013-07-02 00:29:52 CEST

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