[Xfce-i18n] Xfce-power-manager: Is this an error?

Brian J. Tarricone kelnos at xfce.org
Tue Nov 4 20:10:35 CET 2008

Christian Dywan wrote:
> Am Mon, 3 Nov 2008 23:30:02 -0800
> schrieb "Brian J. Tarricone" <kelnos at xfce.org>:
>> On Tue, 04 Nov 2008 08:32:05 +0200 Besnik Bleta wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Could anybody confirm that the following is correct:
>>> \n
>>> Usage: xfce-power-manager [options] \n
>>> \n
>>> Options:\n
>>> -h, --help       Print this help message and exit\n
>>> -v, --version    Print this help message and exit\n
>>> -r, --run        Start xfce power manager\n
>>> -c, --customize  Show Configuration dialog\n
>>> -q, --quit       Quit any running xfce power manager\n
>>> \n
>>> or -h and -v options are doubling each other?
>> Yeah that's probably wrong...  Also, Ali, the standard short option
>> for --version is -V, not -v.  You'd use -v for 'verbose'.
> That is not true. -v can mean --verbose but it does actually mean
> --version in lots of applications, including famous ones like Thunar
> and Terminal.

Then Thunar and Terminal should be fixed.  Look at any GNU app and 
you'll see that -V is the standard for version, -v for verbose.


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