Re: parameters and the command line
On Sun, 06 Feb 2011 06:00:08 +0000, Lisi wrote:
> Since I first used Linux I have been used (apparently erroneously) to
> the idea of:
> command options argument
> Now suddenly the word "parameters" jumps out at me in this context.
> Help! What are parameters?
In that context, I'd say they represent the same :-)
There are even more names for that, as Wikipedia says, like "option",
"flag" and "switch":
"Parameter" is a term I have heard more in programming environments.