Options dialog display problem

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Jun 24 14:55:47 UTC 2012

On Sun, 24 Jun 2012, Doug Barton wrote:

> Here's a wild idea. Why do we need to display the variable names?

Context or shorthand--some people are going to look for familiar options 
by that visual shortcut.

Losing the setting names only regains ten or fifteen characters anyway. 
That is mostly lost when an optionsng single or multiple option is used.

I'm working on a wrapper for dialog(1) that could address both the older 
dialog bug and use extended descriptions with the newer version.

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