Subject: Re: implementation of silly change
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Date: 06/21/2002 23:45:04
on Fri, Jun 21, 2002 at 05:42:48PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> "Perry E. Metzger" <> writes:
> > No, I'm here for the stupidest of all reasons. I've wracked my brain
> > for half an hour and I can't figure out a decent letter to use for the
> > "show three months" switch.
> Okay, the crowd says "-3".

In the bugs section of getopt(3), it suggests using numerical options is
wrong, and provision for it is only for backward compatibility.
(A single letter option, a point of controversy?!)