[TUHS] 'Command subcommand ...' history

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Wed Mar 29 05:55:55 AEST 2017


In some sense the "command subcommand" syntax dates from ar in v1,
though option flags were catenated with the mandatory subcommand.
The revolutionary notion that flags/subcommands might be denoted
by more than one letter originated at PWB (in "find", IIRC).

Doug


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