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Re: reposted feature request: assume 'help' as the argument when none is given and at least one is required

From: Steve Greenland <steveg_at_lsli.com>
Date: 2005-01-28 16:55:35 CET

On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 11:44:16PM -0000, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Errors should never auto-display usage, because then the error gets easily
> lost, made much less visible compared to the large help text.

+1

I ran into this myself on another program just the other day. I kept
getting usage messages, and couldn't figure out what I was mistyping;
the answer, of course, was that I *wasn't* mistyping anything: but the
actual error message kept scrolling off the terminal.

Steve

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