[Maxima] Lisp options
asau at inbox.ru
Wed Jul 8 15:17:31 CDT 2009
Robert Dodier <robert.dodier at gmail.com> writes:
> On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 9:16 AM, Aleksej Saushev<asau at inbox.ru> wrote:
>> No. You violate POSIX and this is established common practice, you're
>> going to make too much noise with such changes.
> I dunno. Seems like a very low priority to maintain POSIX compliance
> in the treatment of abbreviated command line options.
The main part isn't about POSIX, it is about POLA.
You "gratuitously" break long established practice, which lasts for a
very long time (since 4.3BSD at least, which makes 25 years, a generation).
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