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Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:40:13 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Johnny: core/jumbo differences

On 07/31/2015 10:17 PM, Mathieu Laprise wrote:
> Thanks Frank for the documentation, I'll look at those files. If I take
> prince for example, I see that there are a lot of options in the github
> issue doc. Do john-devs want Johnny to put all available options in the
> UI for those 3 modes even if it has risk of confusing less advanced user
> or we could choose the most important ? We could do it 3 ways:
> 1) Only add the options relevant to the majority of the users.
> 2) Add all options in johnny. However, we could separate in two areas
> (essential options for the mode vs advanced options) (differentiate
> optional vs essential parameters)
> 3)Add all options and don't separate them.

I don't really know what users of johnny expect.
But I think most users who would prefer johnny over john on the command
line are best served with hiding much of the complexity.


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