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bug#7486: philosophical wishlist

From: Eric Blake
Subject: bug#7486: philosophical wishlist
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2010 14:03:14 -0700
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On 11/26/2010 08:47 AM, Kjetil Halvorsen wrote:
> All the GNU coreutils commands should accept a new flag:
> --example
> Which should print a (half)screenfull of instructive examples,
> functioning as a reminder.
> This idea is taken from the project Gnu R (www.r-project.org).
> R has a command example(9, which is invokes as
> example(fun)
> and then runs the examples from the help-page of fun.
> Extremely usefull!

Thanks for reporting this.  However, you'll need to report this to the
address@hidden list to get it accepted into the GNU Coding
Standards before we could reasonably ask all GNU programs to consider
adding this functionality.


Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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