[texdoc] nonstandard arg parsing

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Mon Sep 22 01:26:38 CEST 2008

    > What POSIX doesn't say anything about are --long-options.
    Those are mainly a GNU thing, right?

Right.  As I recall, they were invented by rms back in the late 80's.  I
can't remember who wrote the original getopt_long; I have the feeling it
wasn't rms, though it easily could have been.  Maybe David MacKenzie.
Anyway ...

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