Subject: Re: implementation of silly change
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From: David Laight <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/22/2002 08:58:51
> > 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?!)
I checked the SuS last night - it allows 'alphanumeric'.
Nothing about 'numeric' being depracated.


David Laight: