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Re: lynx-dev patches for cleanup of parse_arg

From: Heather Stern
Subject: Re: lynx-dev patches for cleanup of parse_arg
Date: Thu, 7 May 1998 18:38:56 -0700 (PDT)

I ate the fortune cookie first, then read what Al Gilman wrote:
> My main concern with +/- as per the latest rev of the patch is
> that -option- may confuse naive users because the first '-' is
> used in a way radically different from the second '-' and the
> form _looks_ so symmetrical.

Given that I often use that construct for -minor- emphasis (to
compare with common *stars*) I think I have to agree;  someone might
even think it was a doc bug rather than really how the option works.

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