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Re: [PATCH 3/7] use gnulib to print --help and --version

From: Sami Kerola
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/7] use gnulib to print --help and --version
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:42:40 +0000

On 11 January 2014 23:22, Reuben Thomas <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 11 January 2014 23:20, Karl Berry <address@hidden> wrote:
>>     Maybe the question is if the use of gnulib module version-etc-fsf
>>     should be recommended or not.
>> FWIW, I don't use it, even though I maintain a FSF-copyrighted packages
>> (Texinfo), because when I tried it wanted to force too much on me --
>> sorry, don't recall specifics now.  That is why I didn't use it in
>> Hello, either.
>> Also, most (purely numerically speaking) GNU packages are not
>> copyright FSF.
>>     I am in favor recommending unified look & style of --help
>> Sure, but I am also in favor of not redundantly specifying program
>> names.
> (My point was that I don't think the version-etc-fsf module does force you
> to be redundant.)

Hi Reuben & Karl,

The discussion left me to feel only right thing to do is to drop the
change. If version-etc-fsf is in future seen to be something FSF
projects should use the the change can be reintroduced.

Rest of the changes were pushed to git moment ago.

Sami Kerola

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