Subject: Re: technical acronyms (misc/17559)
To: None <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/09/2003 13:56:20
>> Okay.  So I'm going to add an acronyms.comp file containing some computer
>> related acronyms, and then I'll modify wtf(6) to accept a command line
>> argument to specify in which database to look for (I'll post the patch
>> first for this).  If anybody has any objection, please say now (and why ;).
>I find the ACRONYMDB variable fully sufficient, as salo pointed out.
>Personally, I don't see the need for acronyms.comp to be included in the
>distribution, but could see the use for the "-f" flag.  Question is,
>should that flag take precedence over the environment variable or should
>the environment variable be obsoleted?

command line arguments typically "win" over environment variables.

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