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bug#7486: philosophical wishlist

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: bug#7486: philosophical wishlist
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 16:28:10 +0200

severity 7486 wishlist
tags 7486 + notabug

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 the suggestion.
Marking as notabug/wishlist.

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