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Re: Better curl --help demo

From: Kamil Dudka <>
Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 10:11:18 +0200

On Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:50:27 AM CEST Dan Fandrich wrote:
> I gave a talk for curl://up 2020 this weekend about how we might improve the
> curl help system. With 231 options, "curl -h" just overwhelms the user
> right now. I quickly coded up a demo of what I had in mind so people can
> get a flavour of what it might look like in practise. Run this script just
> like you would curl itself and give it the --help option (and --help-demo)
> to see what it's capable of (and what it might be capable of if actually
> implemented):
> See the talk and slides with more details at
> (along with all the other
> prerecorded talks).

As already said on the meeting, I really like this idea. The demo script
looks great, too. Thank you for working on this!


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