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Re: Capitalization of 'url' completion descriptions

On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 12:30:20PM +0100, Oliver Kiddle wrote:
> Doug Kearns wrote:
> > I was just about to capitalize all the 'url' completion descriptions
> > when I noticed that the the lowercase version appears to be in the clear
> > majority...
> > 
> > Is this intentional?
> Probably mostly my fault. It was intentional that descriptions don't
> use initial capitals and full stops. In part as a result, I tend to be
> in the habit of using all lowercase. And because I don't like too much
> use of capitals. You're probably right that it should be PDF and URLs
> etc, though. And we ought to be consistent. So I'm happy for you to go
> ahead and change it.

OK, will do.

> Other things like tag names should, in my opinion, stay lowercase.

> While you're there "display this usage screen" for --help in _raggle
> isn't ideal because the completion list of options is not "this usage
> screen".

Yes, I missed that one, sorry. I think I'll have to pull out that
standards document I asked you to write, when I haven't added any
completion functions for a while... ;-)

> We ought to be consistent in how we describe common options
> like --help too.

Probably a good idea.


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