Re: [dev] Re: [dev] Re: [dev] Re: [dev] [dev] Usage, -h, --help, help, synopsis, …

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Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 20:18:21 +0400

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 05:55:10PM +0200, Alexander Teinum wrote:
> Is it okay to use three dots in the usage text? (See echo’s man page.)
> I think it means that you can repeat what’s before the three dots.

It is ok and they should be used. And it should be 3 dots, not … so
usage is in ASCII. And … look bad with monospace font.

> How do you feel about sorting the options? Should it always be done?

IMO yes.
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