[WISHLIST] How many records to output
cherry at trombik.org
Fri Sep 12 17:25:02 EDT 2008
On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 08:58:07AM -0400, Carter Bullard wrote:
> Extending the option to specify the number of output records
> should allow the user to specify both input and output record numbers
> at the same time, which could make the syntax a bit awkward.
> We could add something like:
> -N [i|o]num[-num]][,onum[-num]]
> This would allow for:
> -N 10
> -N 100-120
> -N o50
> -N o50-100
> -N i100-200,o10-20
> Would this do it?
Yes, it would and the syntax looks okay.
However, it would be better to have another option something
like -O. IMO, an option should have one semantic.
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