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bug#9301: dired-sort-toggle-or-edit should also mention -o and -g


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#9301: dired-sort-toggle-or-edit should also mention -o and -g
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2011 17:50:45 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (gnu/linux)

Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:

> Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> This is still not a good idea.  How is -g special wrt. to the options
>> that may imply -l?  The requirement that the options should include -l
>> is simple and does not need any amendment.
>
> Because saying "include -l" sounds like you really need to have the
> full, complete "-l" output, and then it turns out that you don't, which
> makes me happy, because I hate the full "-l" output in dired buffers.
> :-)

There is nothing that prevents you from using any additional options.

> Perhaps the string should be more wishy-washy?  "must be a sort-of full
> listing, like -l or the like"?  Too long, though.

Exactly.  Saying "(must include -l)" is simple and clear, and fully
correct.

Andreas.

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