Subject: Re: Suggestion for changes to df(1) and du(1)
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/18/2001 21:51:46
> Does anyone have an opinion about adding the flag -h to df(1) and
> du(1)?  It would be to print the statistics in a more
> "human-readable" and compact style.

humanize_number(9) for userland, anyone?

> +of digits to four or less.

s/less/fewer/, please.  English has not yet lost the distinction
between a mass noun and a count noun, though to see the number of
people (mis)using "less" (instead of "fewer") with count nouns, you
could be forgiven for thinking so.

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