On Thu, 06 Oct 2011 21:53:57 -0300, David Bremner <bremner at unb.ca> wrote:
> On Fri, 07 Oct 2011 04:37:56 +0400, Dmitry Kurochkin <dmitry.kurochkin at 
> gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 06 Oct 2011 21:20:40 -0300, David Bremner <bremner at unb.ca> wrote:
> > IMHO 1[+2] is the way.  It breaks the dump command interface, but would
> > make it consistent with other commands.  Implementing the second option
> > (for all commands) is nice but independent and optional.  Also, perhaps
> > --output, --output-file or smth would a better name than --write.
> I'm not fussy about the name, except that --output is taken, and I
> thought there might be some benefit of making options have unique
> prefixes.

Is -o/--output taken before the subcommand? i.e.
notmuch -o <dumpfile> dump <query> <terms>
Or would that be to confusing?

(-o is fairly standard for stdout redirection, so it would be nice to
use that for notmuch, as well.)


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