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From: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
To: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
Cc: meta@public-inbox.org
Subject: Re: does "lei q" --format/-f need to exist?
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2021 02:12:24 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8735xr5i1z.fsf@kyleam.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210219190628.GA1129@dcvr>

Eric Wong writes:

> Eric Wong <e@80x24.org> wrote:
[...]
>> Alright, I think keeping it and only recommending it for stdout
>> (or --stdin with import) is the way to go.
>> 
>> "-o format:/path/name" should be encouraged for regular file and
>> directory args.
>
> Actually, maybe "-o $format" be implicitly stdout?
> (and "-i $format" be implicitly stdin for convert|import)

Hmm, true.  If we went that route, I guess the format auto-detection in
LeiOverview::detect_fmt() (currently just for maildir) would be dropped
because an -o argument without a colon would be taken as the format
rather than a destination that the format can be detected from?

  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-20  7:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-17  4:40 Eric Wong
2021-02-18  5:28 ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-18 12:07   ` Eric Wong
2021-02-19  3:10     ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-19 11:13       ` Eric Wong
2021-02-19 13:47         ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-19 19:06         ` Eric Wong
2021-02-20  7:12           ` Kyle Meyer [this message]
2021-02-20  8:07             ` Eric Wong
2021-02-23  3:45               ` [PATCH] doc: lei: favor "-o format:$PATHNAME" over "-f" Kyle Meyer
2021-02-23  6:03                 ` Eric Wong

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