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Re: [Nmh-workers] mhshow flag: -combined ?

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] mhshow flag: -combined ?
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2014 00:04:53 -0400

>> perhaps -concat/-noconcat ?
>That's good, but why not -cat for catenate, where cat(1) gets its name.

Huh, I always thought that cat(1) was short for conCATenate (at least
that's what the man page says).  I don't know if there was something
called "con" back then.  -concat makes sense to me.  -cat ... well, it
doesn't make as much sense to me.

>Hmmm...I wonder how to describe the case when the output is not
>concatenated...what about:
>       --DistinctOutputGrouping
>which could just be abbreviated:
>       -dog

This almost tipped the scales toward -cat, though :-)


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