[Monetdb-developers] [Monetdb-checkins] clients/src/mapiclient MapiClient.mx, , 1.86, 1.87

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Wed Sep 12 09:58:01 CEST 2007

On 12-09-2007 09:49:59 +0200, Sjoerd Mullender wrote:
> >> This also frees up -o for a future, possible -o output file option.
> > 
> > Is there a chance the two could be switched?  -f traditionally is in use
> > for [f]ile.  JdbcClient also happens to have implemented the -f flag
> > like that.
> And -o has traditionally been used for output file.  I find -f more
> logical for output formatting.  But in the end it doesn't really matter.

Ok.  My "definition" of traditionally was:
{pegatoo:~} fabian% psql --help | grep -- -f
  -f FILENAME     execute commands from file, then exit


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