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Re: extension of mkisofs for incremental backups

>From: Rob Bogus <rob23@tmr.com>

>The alternative would be to group them by function, such as putting 
>things which affect the device (dev=, speed=, burnfree, etc) in one 
>group, things which affect format (-D -R -N, etc) in another, things 
>which affect how the content is scanned (-f, etc), information 
>visibility (various -hide and -hidden options), and rename options 
>(-graft-points, etc).

>Functional grouping makes it faster to find things if you are looking 
>for "a way to keep long filenames" or something like that, alphabetical 
>is easier if you know the option and want to check what it does.

Functional grouping makes it harder for the people who need the manual
because the know little about the program.


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