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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: Request: "ant -projecthelp" is way too complicated!
Date Wed, 03 Sep 2003 15:45:34 GMT
Conor MacNeill wrote:

> I don't really see a need to abbreviate those options. You're going to be 
> typing in a classname anyway so no big savings. 
> I would add -p for -projecthelp because it is a common operation

+1 for an abbreviation for this; -ph is ok with me

> -version is not a common operation so no need for an abbreviation. Likewise 
> for the -diagnostics.
> I would add -d for debug, -e for emacs and -s for find (search) and that's 
> probably it.

I worry about confusion between -Ddefines and -d; as -d is not 
recognised today you'd get an error. What happens when it is defined?

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