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Re: Bug#395430: [PATCH] doc: note the order in which wc counts are print
Re: Bug#395430: [PATCH] doc: note the order in which wc counts are printed
Wed, 13 Jul 2011 09:28:55 +0200
Pádraig Brady wrote:
> On 11/07/11 22:10, Benoît Knecht wrote:
> > diff --git a/src/wc.c b/src/wc.c
> > +The options below may be used to select which counts are printed, always
> > in\n\
> > +the following order: newline, word, character, byte, maximum line
> > length.\n\
> Well worth adding.
> How about rewording to line up with the long options. I.E.
> +the following order: lines, words, chars, bytes, max-line-length.\n\
Well I prefer not using abreviations in documentation (char ->
character, max -> maximum); of course, those are obvious, but I think
it's in general better to use plain words. As for line vs. newline, I
have no preference, I simply used the term from the first part of the
description (for the same reason, I used the singular form, as in
Thanks for your comments.