[stdlib-sig] Breaking out the stdlib
steven.bethard at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 04:03:07 CEST 2009
On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 3:07 PM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
> and the fact that argparse has been in the wild for 4.5 months.
Just to set the record straight, argparse's first release was in October 2006:
On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 3:37 PM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
> It turned 1.0 in July and the first release (on Google Code) was on
> April 1st this year.
There were many releases on python-hosting.com before argparse moved
repositories. A quick Google for "argparse release" would have turned
these up for you.
> how much traction can you get in those few months and how likely are
> API changes to the code in a 1.1 or 2.0 release ?
This is now completely off topic, but the the core APIs (e.g.
add_argument, parse_args) haven't really changed since 0.1, and there
haven't really been any backwards incompatible changes since about 0.5
(January 2007), and they were preceded by deprecations as in most
Where did you get that preposterous hypothesis?
Did Steve tell you that?
--- The Hiphopopotamus
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