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Re: [tlug] Arcane command-line (Was: epcEditor)

>>>>> "Matt" == Matt Doughty <> writes:

    Matt> When one is typing the commands on regular basis taking away
    Matt> the option to terse is effectively taking away your time.

Sure, but my point is just efficiency ~~ power/time != power.

    Matt> I was trying to address the advantages those short cryptic
    Matt> commands with their terse options, and sometimes
    Matt> idiosycratic syntax.

Ah, OK.  Yes, it would be very hard to standardize short options
beyond -h/-? and -v.  In that sense, idiosyncracy and power are
obverse and reverse.

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