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kurt.buff at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 20:31:09 UTC 2009
On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 13:23, Chris Rees <utisoft at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 2009/6/5 Kirk Strauser <kirk at strauser.com>:
>> On Friday 05 June 2009 11:50:58 am Chris Rees wrote:
>>> Is there a 'quick' way to use emacs instead of info? Like info-emacs topic?
>> Not that I know of. :-/
>>> I've remembered why I hate the info browser so much; it reminds me of
>>> the 'help' included with MS-DOS 6.22. Anyone remember that?
>> Ouch. You had to go there, didn't you?
> I feel GNU is very similar in many ways to DOS, along with their
> preference for 'long options'. Horrible. You end up with monstrosities
> of commands.
> % tar xzvf bluurgh.tgz
> GNU recommended:
> $ tar --extract --verbose --gunzip --file bluurgh.tgz
> Seriously, why are long options encouraged?
At a guess? Probably because it allows more options for the command
line, and more easily read options, too.
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