> Junio C Hamano <gitster <at> pobox.com> writes:
> I would have to say that there is already an established pattern to
> pick ranges that normal people understand well and it would be silly
> to invent another more verbose way to express the same thing.  You
> tell your Print Dialog which page to print with e.g. "-4,7,9-12,15-",
> not ">=4 7 ...".  
> Would the same notation be insufficient for our purpose?  You do not
> even have to worry about negation that way.

That will do, especially if the numbers are in ascending order. We won't
have the odd cases of including a test and removing it later on. I think
we won't need a --neg flag to take the negation of the tests in that range?

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