[stdlib-sig] should we try to add argparse?
solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Sep 10 23:14:59 CEST 2009
> Upfront people need to realize that we might have three argument
> parsing libraries for a while, but it won't be forever. If we get
> argparse accepted we would slowly deprecate at least optparse, if not
> getopt (lat time I tried to ditch getopt for Python 3 some argued that
> getopt supported stuff optparse didn't),
+0 on deprecating getopt, -1 on deprecating optparse. Breaking a
perfectly functional and useful module is stupid.
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