[HEAD] typos in doc/
gniibe at fsij.org
Wed Sep 21 02:22:20 CEST 2016
On 09/21/2016 01:05 AM, Ineiev wrote:
>> In this context, "abbreviation" specifically refers to GnuPG's
>> handling of partial string match, which is not applicable to "--help",
>> "--version" or "--dump-options". (While short options are available.)
>> Other options can be "abbreviated", for example, --list-secret-keys
>> can be --list-sec.
> I believe this is not documented; if this is the case, it would be
> great if it were.
I agree. I think that it is not documented in GnuPG manual itself,
perhaps because of historical reason.
Please note that it's a common feature of GNU packages. When long
option (such that --long-options, with double dashes) was introduced
by GNU, it came with the feature of allowing partial string.
Although GnuPG's option handling is a bit different than general GNU
packages (the order matters), allowing partial string is same.
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