Syntax, shall we?

Mark Ellis mark.uzumati at
Sun Feb 3 04:38:13 PST 2002

On 2002.01.28 20:09 Neven Has wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 08:00:31AM -0800, Jesse Tie-Ten-Quee wrote:
> > > There might be some cases when creating a link (for example) which
> already
> > > exists is an error which shouldn't be ignored (by always using
> force).
> >
> > Hrm, can't we just ask the user what he wants todo then?
> Well, I think implementation can do this is it wants too. But it could
> be useful to have something like force too, otherwise it won't be
> fully
> automated installation any more. :)
> Of course, implementation could have "don't_ask_but_always_overwrite"
> flag,
> but I think profile-side options (not global but per element, like
> now)
> give a user much more control?

Yup, sometimes having to overwrite should be an error, other times it 
is expected and is ok.

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