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Re: Re: Swish-E New Feature?

From: Ron Klatchko <ron(at)>
Date: Fri Jan 22 1999 - 21:22:20 GMT
At 11:58 AM 1/22/99 -0800, Mark Gaulin wrote:
>My "real" objection is to having more 
>command line options. There are quite a few of them now 
>and most (all?) are single letters. We are quickly running
>out of "obvious" switch letters.  Before adding any more into
>the general distribution why don't we come up with a simple
>way to name new command line switches so they are not
>running into each other.  

I think it's time to update swish to use GNU command line switches: double
dashes preceding long name options and for backwards compatibility, single
dashes introducing single letter options.

          Ron Klatchko - Manager, Advanced Technology Group           
           UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management           
Received on Fri Jan 22 13:17:33 1999