Subject: Re: silly request for ideas about about silly change
To: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave <email@example.com>
Date: 06/21/2002 14:09:52
On Fri, 21 Jun 2002, Andrew Brown wrote:
> >> can we make +3 work for "the current month and the previous two"?
> >> that's also *very* useful. especially during the first few days of a
> >> month.
> >The *mathematically* logical way would be
> >cal +3 next
> >cal -3 previous
> >cal +-3 next and previous
> >cal -+3 next and previous
> and "cal -moon" for the lunar month instead? ;-)
> >but of course that's not the way UNIX options usually work,
> >and calls for custom option parsing...
> not. that would be hairy.
> getting back to the original *point*, using -3 is a fine idea. having
> a way to print the current month and the previous two would be a
I think "-n <num>" and "-p <num>" for "next" and "previous" would be