On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 09:59:31AM -0400, James Carlson wrote:
> Darren Reed writes:
> > 2) it would seem the next place worth going is:
> >   zoneadm <subcommand> [all options]
> > 
> > 3) but what I'd rather do is:
> >   zoneadm <subcommand> <zonename> [all-options-except -z]
> You might want to review the CLIP specification and companion, as the
> above goal seems to be out of step -- options are supposed to go
> before the operand, not trailing after:
>   http://opensolaris.org/os/community/arc/caselog/2006/062/spec-clip-html/
> I'm not really a fan of CLIP, but I am a fan of consistency.  To the
> degree we can manage it, we shouldn't have individual utilities
> striking out to explore new command line syntax territory.

Of course, the CLIP doesn't necessarily help in that department
(consistency).  Witness zoneadm: CLIP compliant, yes, but rather
different from all the other *adm commands.

Just sayin' :)
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