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Re: Screensaver support for the Hurd console

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Screensaver support for the Hurd console
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 19:58:52 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.4i [Guile enabled]


Today, 49 minutes, 56 seconds ago, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> I'd prefer to see a --driver-version=DRIVER and --driver-help=DRIVER
> option.  "Overloading" --help/--version in this way is confusing for
> users.  --help/--version means to get help about the command you are
> running, not about some plugin or driver that is going to be used.

Things can be different if it improves usability.  GNU arch (tla) works
like this: `--help' gives help about `tla' itself, or about the command
whose name appears before `--help'.  I don't find it confusing, I find
it convenient.


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