Understanding "help" command description syntax - explanation needed

Larry Martell larry.martell at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 13:16:50 CET 2014

On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 7:13 AM, Ivan Evstegneev <webmailgroups at gmail.com> wrote:
> Firtst of all thanks for reply.
>>>brackets [] means that the argument is optional.
> That's what I'm talking about (asking actually), where do you know it from?

I know it because I've been a programmer for 39 years.

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