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Re: sort --compare-version

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: sort --compare-version
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 20:40:53 +0100

Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> wrote:
> Bruce Korb <address@hidden> writes:
>> Yep.  That's the reason for the "compare-" prefix.  I didn't like
>> ``--compare-version-sort'' for some sort of reason, too.  Ultimately,
>> someone pick another name if "compare-version" is aesthetically bad.
> How about making it --sort=KEYWORD, with KEYWORD in
> {general-numeric,month,numeric,random,version}?

I like it.
Then it's easy to skip the short-named command-line option.

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