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

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2013 02:04:19 +0300

Stefan Sperling wrote on Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 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.

Stefan, this discussion is about whether to add --rm-I and --rm-?. It
is not about adding any short aliases to any other option. If you want
to add aliases to one or or more other options, please start a new
thread for those.
Received on 2013-07-02 01:04:56 CEST

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