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H.Merijn Brand
July 27, 2014 14:17
Re: command line options
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On Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:41:45 -0400, Peter Martini
<> wrote:

> While we're discussing adding '-N' and '-P' flags, I noticed a while
> ago that '-h' is not one of the documented flags when running 'perl
> -h'.
> points out
> this is intentional, and that "[the perl -h output] really ought to be
> max 23 lines".
> Is that something we still want to hold ourselves too?
> And on a related note, do we have to hold ourselves to single letter
> flags, or would double-dashed flags be an option?

ab821d7f 1996-03-24 12:18:11 perl-5.002    + 056    2946:     /* This message really ought to be max 23 lines.

My personal opinion is that we can go over. It is not 1996 anymore

H.Merijn Brand   Perl Monger
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