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Re: [Nmh-workers] refile's -retainsequences switch

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] refile's -retainsequences switch
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:34:25 -0400

>BTW, the man pages are a bit \- happy, using it where a normal hyphen is
>needed between words, e.g.

So exactly when should one use '-', and when should one use \-?  I know,
one is a hypen, and one is an minus, but that's not exactly helpful.
The convention seems to be \- is used as the prefix to switches, for
example, but why?


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