[tz] [PATCH 1/1] Document tzselect std out redirection
J William Piggott
elseifthen at gmx.com
Mon Mar 7 22:15:14 UTC 2016
On 03/06/2016 04:41 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
>As for documenting the tzselect stderr behavior, I'm mildly inclined to
>leave the exact output sequence undocumented, as I don't think
>applications should depend on such implementation details.
Users may also redirect/pipe std out from the command line. It is better
to document it, then to ambush users and programmers with unexpected
behavior. Especially when changing the long established default
behavior, which could impact existing use cases (making it NEWS worthy).
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