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Re: ptx --copyright

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: ptx --copyright
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 12:34:42 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.1007 (Gnus v5.10.7) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

Eric Blake <address@hidden> writes:

> Is it time to retire 'ptx --copyright' in favor of the standard
> --version/--help used by all the other coreutils?  If so, I can prepare a
> patch that removes this redundant option, and touches up NEWS and
> coreutils.texi accordingly.

How about if we alias it to --version, and deprecate it?  That would
avoid breaking anything depending on "ptx -C".  (Admittedly unlikely,
but it's nicer to give users some warnings about changes like this.)

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