Problem with --long option

dinkypumpkin dinkypumpkin at
Mon Aug 12 17:52:40 EDT 2013

On 12/08/2013 20:58, Jeremy Nicoll - ml get_iplayer wrote:
> According to longhelp, there's two meanings for the --long option, one
> affecting how search operates and one affecting the way results are
> displayed.
> Are they meant to be 2 different options, or is it intended that one option
> has two effects?

The latter.  The two effects are sort of coupled: --long adds "desc" and 
"episode" to the search fields and adds "timeadded" (relative) and 
"desc" to the results display.  The listing of --long in two categories 
of the help text was fudged - only one option is used - which seems 
slightly goofy since --long always changes search behaviour and results 
formatting simultaneously.  Feel free to make it more intelligible.

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