[tex-k] - vs. -- for options
komornic at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jan 6 05:18:14 CET 2004
Sorry guys, just brain failure on my part.
I know about the gopt_long options, but simply
At 03:20 PM 1/5/04, Karl Berry wrote:
> Is there a historical reason why both are used ?
>Yes. -- is "traditional" for long options (a GNU invention quite a few
>years ago). When I implemented them for TeX, also quite a few years
>ago, I just used getopt_long_only so that either - or -- could be used,
>seeing no harm in it. I saw no point in inventing single option
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