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Re: grep patch

From: Stepan Koltsov
Subject: Re: grep patch
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 14:17:31 +0300
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On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 11:08:54PM -0800, Paul Eggert wrote:
> > The problem is for multiple argument files.  In this case the name
> > of the option should make it clear that it is only for stdin.
> Hmm, that wasn't clear to me, and still isn't.  Sorry, I guess I'm not
> getting the motivation.
> How about if we change grep to output "-:" instead of "(standard
> input):"?  That might address some of the issue here.  It would be
> less ambiguous, and it would easier to program with in i18n
> environments.

Maybe we need rename this option to --stdin-name=, and apply this name
only to stdin?


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