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Re: --no-silent --no-quiet style option

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: --no-silent --no-quiet style option
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 00:38:55 -0400

%% "J. Grant" <address@hidden> writes:

  jg> I think expanding the output would be helpful.  I would like to
  jg> create a patch to add --no-silent, basically turns off the
  jg> features of .SILENT, @, --silent.

As I mentioned before, I'm not interested in adding lots of new
options.  Instead I want to implement one comprehensive option where you
can specify exactly what types of output you want generated and which
you don't.

  jg> Also I think the debugging options should turn off silent 
  jg> by default.

I don't think this is a good idea; verbosity and debugging should be
distinct.  If people want both they can easily do so by using the proper


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