Subject: Re: Usage messages
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: None <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/05/2004 18:48:52
On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 06:42:58PM +0100, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> Hi all,
> [ beeing a nitpicker in this issue ;) ]
> I've noticed that several programs write their usage message as "usage: ..."
> while others do "Usage: ..." (capitalized).  Doing some greps, it seems that
> the preferred way in the tree is the former.  There are 120 files using the
> later format.
> Do you feel it is worth to homogenize them all?  (got a diff, but somewhat
> big to be posted here).  I prefer it in lowercase.  Any objections to change
> this?

I think it should be homogenized.  But please, no discussion whether it
should be lowercase or uppercase :)  You're the one nitpicking, I'd say
it's your take.

Quentin Garnier.