The correct version flag is either -v and/or --version not this stupid -version shit

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    I agree. Both -v and --version should do the same thing.
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    Isn’t -v verbose and -V version? I get the legacy aspect but the inconsistency in GNU coreutils kills me.
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    Are you even allowed to use -version as a parameter?
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    @inaba it's the flag for java
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    Yeah, inconsistencies between the parameter syntax is annoying. Add to that the different meaning for the same flag in similar commands.
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