Syntax, shall we?

Neven Has haski at sezampro.yu
Thu Jan 24 10:15:48 PST 2002

On Thu, Jan 24, 2002 at 07:35:59AM -0800, Jesse Tie-Ten-Quee wrote:
> Some tags we were using, like <patch>, <link>, <copy> and so forth, you
> could actually supply command line options.  This is totally non
> portable.  What if someone wrote an implementation and all the
> functality of <link> was done with system calls?

Yeah, this is why instead of "-f" and friends, we added
<options>force</options> and friends. Not a perfect solution,
but definitely better.

What do you thing about this issue BTW (I haven't covered this in
my other mail)?


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